VikingCloud™ CA Overview

VikingCloud: A Top 10 Global Certification Authority

VikingCloud is a globally trusted brand for Internet security and compliance and a top 10 Global Certification Authority.

VikingCloud CA Overview

The leading global provider of PCI Security and Compliance to both internet and brick and mortar merchants, providing security and trust.

VikingCloud Fast Facts

  • Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois with global operations.
  • A fully accredited EV Issuing and WebTrust audited CA.
  • 3 privately owned and highly trusted public root certificates within all major web browsers.
  • One of the largest independent Digital Certificate providers.
  • Founding members of the Certification Authority/Browser Forum, a group of web browser and CA leaders that have created the EV SSL standard.
  • VikingCloud digital certificate customers include online retailers, global financial institutions, media companies, software providers and several Fortune 500 customers.

VikingCloud has leveraged its brand recognition in compliance and security to create a Certification Authority that issues high quality and high trust certificates. VikingCloud uses the highest validation principles to rapidly issue fully validated certificates for identities, compliance needs and encryption. This high quality of validation is our unwavering commitment to our customers.

VikingCloud Digital Server Certificates Offer:

  • Over 99% Browser Ubiquity
  • VikingCloud’s root certificates are trusted by all major Web Browsers
  • Highest industry standard 128/256 bit encryption
  • High assurance validation (both domain and organization vetting)
  • Extended Validation (EV) Capable CA
  • We refuse to propagate the SGC (server gated cryptography) myths, and as such we do not sell them.
  • High Warranty, up to $500,000 USD.
  • Unlimited re-issuance policy for the life of a certificate
  • Free Trusted Commerce® Site Seal, demonstrating both compliance and trust to online customers
  • Mobile browser support

VikingCloud Root Certificates

Over 99% of Internet users trust VikingCloud certificates

  • VikingCloud root certificates are trusted by over 99% of all current web browsers including Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Internet Explorer and Edge, Apple Safari, and Opera.
  • All VikingCloud Root Certificates employ RSA private keys of at least 2048 bits or ECDSA private keys on the P-256 or P-384 curve.
VikingCloud Digital Certificate Compatibility
Desktop Browsers Mobile Devices
  • Google Chrome
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer
  • Microsoft Edge
  • Apple Safari
  • Opera
  • Netscape
  • KDE Konqueror
  • Android
  • iOS
  • Windows Phone
  • BlackBerry
  • Opera Mini
Extended Validation SSL Email Clients
  • Google Chrome
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer
  • Microsoft Edge
  • Apple Safari
  • Opera
  • Microsoft Outlook
  • Mozilla Thunderbird
  • Apple Mail (OS X/macOS)
  • Lotus Notes
Server Platforms
  • Apache
  • BEA Weblogic
  • cPanel
  • Ensim Control Panel
  • Glassfish
  • IBM HTTP Server
  • iPlanet Server
  • Java Web Server
  • Lotus Domino
  • Microsoft IIS
  • Microsoft Live Communication Server
  • Microsoft Office Communications Server
  • Netscape Enterprise Server
  • Oracle HTTP Server
  • Plesk
  • Tomcat
Other Platforms
  • Java 7 (from update 60), Java 8 (from update 11) and above

WebTrust Compliance

VikingCloud is a fully accredited WebTrust compliant Certification Authority, including the WebTrust Extended Validation Audit Criteria, which is the highest recognized standard for a CA. This certifies that we do the following:

  • Fully comply and operate under the terms of our Certification Practice Statement (CPS).
  • We run redundant systems to ensure uninterrupted operations.
  • We have a physically secure environment.
  • We operate under FIPS 140-2 Level 3 Requirements for all signing operations.
  • We have employed network security.

All of the above ensures our customers that our CA and the private keys that are the fiber of trust, are highly secure and maintained in a manner to prevent compromise.