TLS Certificates

Google Trust Services provides Transport Layer Security (TLS) certificates. TLS, formerly know as Secure Sockets Layer or SSL, secures information sent between a webserver and browser to ensure confidentiality and integrity of the data Google uses the same certificates for all of its services which ensures wide compatibility. The service is built on Google’s geographically distributed infrastructure and backed by security and compliance audits to provide a transparent, trusted, and reliable Certificate Authority.

Signed HTTP Exchange (SXG) Certificates

Signed HTTP Exchange certificates for Web Packages are also offered.

S/MIME Certificates

Google Trust Services has S/MIME capable roots, but has not announced any specific service offerings at this time.

ACME Renewal Information (ARI)

Google Trust Services supports the proposed ACME Renewal Information (ARI) standard and strongly encourages clients and users to implement ARI support. In the unlikely event of large revocations or changes in issuance volume, ARI makes the replacement process smoother for clients who support it.

Multi-perspective Issuance Corroboration (MPIC)

Google Trust Services supports Multi-perspective Issuance Corroboration (MPIC) MPIC mitigates network (BGP) and DNS attacks that could allow for incorrect validation based on malicious information injected during an attack.