Comodo

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Type: Privately Held
Founded: USA, 1998
Founder(s): Melih Abdulhayoğlu
Headquarters: Jersey City, New Jersey, USA
Country: USA
Employees: 501-1000
Website: comodo.com
LinkedIn: Comodo
Key People
Melih Abdulhayoglu, President & CEO

Michael Whittam, CFO
Robin Alden, CTO

Comodo is a leading international online Identity and Trust Assurance service provider with more than 200,000 global customers.[1] The company has its headquarters in New Jersey’s Jersey City and has international offices in Norway, Ukraine, the UK and India.[2] The company's primary service is offering intelligent security, assurance and authentication services to the consumers and businesses in order to secure online transactions. Comodo is one of the best known Certification Authorities which, in conjunction with Digital Trust Lab, assists enterprises in addressing digital infrastructure and commerce needs with third generation reliable solutions targeted towards improvising customer relationships, boost efficiency, and enhance customer’s trust.

Comodo has alerted ICANN to previous security threats and provided information on particular hacks.[3]

Solutions offered by Comodo

The solutions offered by Comodo mainly comprise integrated web hosting management solutions, services relating to the infrastructure, vulnerability management solutions, digital certification and e-commerce services, customer privacy and identity assurance.[4] Given the regular threat from malwares, cyber terrorism and crime and so, the family of companies under Comodo provide a set of tools to restore trust in doing online transactions.

Services

Comodo boasts a team of more than 500 professionals [5] who cater to individual needs as well as the requirements of e-merchants and large, medium to small sized business enterprises. Comodo offers:[6]

Authentication

The company authenticates content, business websites and individuals which creates a trust that they are genuine and their original information in non-tampered. These authentication services are provided by way of:

  • Extended Validation SSL Certificates[7]
  • Secure E-Mail
  • Two-Factor Authentication
  • Code-Signing Certificates
  • Verification Engine[8]
  • Content Verification Certificates[9]

Security

The services for securing information are provided by encrypting sensitive data at every stage of lifecycle through Strong Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) encryption as protection from the hackers. The company uses SSL/ Digital Certificates Servers for the purpose. E-commerce and other websites are checked for vulnerabilities and the IT organizations are alerted to these and configured with necessary security measures.

Scanning and Compliance

The company offers scanning service approved by PCI Security Standards Council for scanning vulnerabilities and reporting about issues with mitigation advice accompanied by quarterly PCI compliant documents.[10]

Digital Certificates

Comodo also offers a range of digital certificates for the encryption of the information exchanged between a site visitor and a site so as to prevent unauthorized use by hackers.[11]

Desktop Software

This includes a full set of software applications by Comodo for increasing the performance and security of PC. This is an award winning software, with majority of it available for free.

PC Support and Maintenance Services

This is a virtual individual user or small business IT Department offering online services 24x7.[12]

Products

  • Comodo Internet Security
  • Comodo BackUp
  • Comodo AV Scanner
  • Comodo System Cleaner
  • Comodo Internet Security Pro
  • Comodo BoClean
  • Comodo AntiSpam
  • Comodo SecureEmail
  • TrustConnect[13]

References