In breaking news from w3techs.com, an independent IT market research firm, Comodo has further increased its global market share leadership position as the number one digital certificate authority in the world to now be 40% of the global market.
The w3techs.com market share data Usage of SSL Certificate Authorities for Websites (1) focuses on global web technology usage, and monitors certificate authorities of the top 10 million websites to calculate market share.
w3techs.com published (2) data in mid-February of this year that showed Comodo had surpassed Symantec Group to become the number one digital certificate authority in the world, marking the first time in Internet history there was a new, number one SSL certificate market share leader.
w3techs.com has issued their own summary post and data chart on this historic industry news, stating on Twitter:
@W3Techs #Comodo has reached an SSL certificate authorities market share of 40%, up from 34.7% eight month ago.
SSL certificates, which authenticate the identity of a website and encrypt information that is sent back and forth over the server, are managed and issued by Certificate Authorities, where Comodo maintains its number one status.
With more than 85 million installations of its award winning Internet security products, consumers and businesses trust Comodo to protect their internet experiences, and are confident in shopping and making transactions with sites that are protected by Comodo.