Thawtewas founded in South Africa as the first certificate authority to issue SSL certificates to public authorities outside the USA. It quickly reached a 40% share of the global SSL market. Since then, Thawte has played an important role in the VeriSignfamily of trust marks. Since 1995, Thawtehas issued more than 945,000 SSL and code signing certificates, providing identity and transaction protection in over 240 countries.
As one of the leading global certificate authorities, Thawteprovides online security trusted by millions around the world. Expert multilingual support, secure authentication methods, and easy online management make Thawte the most cost-effective provider of SSL certificates and code signing certificates.