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Last Updated: 2014-04-14 19:54:23

The graphs below are the result of a lengthy campaign collecting details of SSL certificates and websites across the whole .gov.uk domain space, which includes all UK Local Authorities and Local & Regional Government Bodies. They are the most accurate and up-to-date details available today. Contact us if you would like to purchase more detailed reports with historical data.

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  • Top Certificate Authority Share
  • Certificate Authority share across all gov.uk domains.
    scale
    Entrust  (74%) -74
    RapidSSL  (3%) -3
    Comodo (3%) -3
    Symantec/VeriSign (1%) -1
    DigiCert  (1%) -1
    QuoVadis  (1%) -1
    GlobalSign  (1%) -1
    GoDaddy  (1%) -1
    USERTrust  (1%) -1
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  • Top 15 Certificate Anchors
  • Top 15 Certificate Anchors across all gov.uk domains.
    scale
    COMODO High-Assurance Secure Server CA  (4%) -4
    DigiCert High Assurance CA-3  (5%) -5
    Entrust Certification Authority - L1C  (3%) -3
    GeoTrust DV SSL CA (22%) -22
    GeoTrust SSL CA (17%) -17
    GlobalSign Organization Validation CA (11%) -11
    Go Daddy Secure Certification Authority  (4%) -4
    RapidSSL CA (18%) -18
    TERENA SSL CA  (4%) -4
    Thawte DV SSL CA  (3%) -3
    Thawte SSL CA  (6%) -6
    VeriSign Class 3 Extended Validation SSL SGC CA  (3%) -3
    VeriSign Class 3 International Server CA - G3  (5%) -5
    VeriSign Class 3 Secure Server CA - G3  (7%) -7
    www.verisign.com/CPS Incorp.by Ref. LIABILITY LTD.  (4%) -4
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  • SSL Certificates by Period
  • Most common certificate periods in use across all gov.uk domains.
    scale
    1 Year (17%) -17
    2 Year (19%) -19
    3 Year (25%) -25
    4 Year  (1%) -1
    5 Year  (6%) -6
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  • Additional Certificate Info
  • There are currently over 162 expired certificates still in use. Use the reminder service on our search pages to prevent your sites from being one of these.
    scale
    Expired Certificates in use (64%) -64
    Self-signed Certificates in use (13%) -13
    Certificates with 1024bit keylength (87%) -87
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  • Webserver Market share
  • Market share of Webservers where a server header was present.
    scale
    Microsoft IIS (32%) -32
    Apache (32%) -32
    Microsoft IIS Versions     
    Microsoft-IIS/6.0 (33%) -33
    Microsoft-IIS/7.5  (5%) -5
    Microsoft-IIS/7.0 (40%) -40
    Microsoft-IIS/5.0 (22%) -22
    Top 10 Apache Versions     
    2.2.3 (12%) -12
    2.2.16 (15%) -15
    2.2.22   (8%) -8
    2.2.14   (2%) -2
    2.2.9   (2%) -2
    2.0.52   (2%) -2
    2.2.21 (62%) -62
    2.2.17   (1%) -1
    2.2.11 (14%) -14
    2.0.46   (1%) -1
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  • Webserver Security issues
  • Live Webservers with security issues or poor configurations.
    scale
    Sites supporting SSLv2 (12%) -12
    Sites supporting Weak Ciphers (45%) -45
    Sites allowing both (7%) -7
    Sites with Incomplete certificate chains (6%) -6
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