SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The Go Daddy Group(R), Inc. announced today that it has been awarded the WebTrust Seal of Assurance for its Certificate Authority Secure Sockets Layer Certificates (SSL) for a third consecutive year.
The WebTrust Seal of Assurance verifies that Go Daddy's Starfield(R) Certification Authority has met and exceeded standards for privacy, security, business practices/transaction integrity, availability and confidentiality.
"You can trust Go Daddy -- the WebTrust Seal of Assurance proves it," said Bob Parsons, CEO and founder of Go Daddy. "This designation validates our rigorous business and technology infrastructure at Go Daddy. It provides our customers, and those who visit their sites, with the peace of mind that comes with all Go Daddy secure certificates."
SSL Certificates provide validation that businesses requesting personal or financial information online support a higher level of security and privacy than typical Internet sites. Go Daddy's Starfield Certification Authority offers 256-bit Web server certificates, the highest level of encryption available on the market today.
The WebTrust Seal of Assurance was awarded by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, www.AICPA.org, and the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants, www.CICA.ca, after confirmation of Go Daddy's authentication and security processes for the sale of SSL certificates.
"Privacy and security are essential parts of any e-commerce Web site," Parsons said. "Using a Go Daddy SSL Certificate reduces the fear that personal information can be stolen during an online transaction. The WebTrust Seal reiterates what our customers have known for years -- Go Daddy offers only the best."
About The Go Daddy Group, Inc.
Go Daddy(R) is a leading provider of services that enable individuals and businesses to establish, maintain and evolve an online presence. Go Daddy provides a variety of domain name registration and Web site hosting services, as well as a broad array of on-demand and other services. The Go Daddy Group has more than 15.5 million domain names under management. GoDaddy.com is the world's No. 1 domain name registrar. GoDaddy.com is also rated the world's largest hostname provider according to Netcraft(R). During the final six months of 2005, The Go Daddy Group registered approximately one-third of all domain names registered in the top five generic top-level domains, or gTLDs, including .com, .net, .org, .biz and .info.
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