Wayne State University

Aim Higher

SSL Certificate

Description

At C&IT, facilitating secure and convenient web-based communications for our customers is a priority. We will gladly supply signed wayne.edu SSL certificates for campus departments who need to secure departmental web services.

Available To

Faculty, Staff

Key Features

  • Provide secure end-to-end confidentiality and integrity from your server to your clients.
  • Secure any data communications with 128-bit, 256-bit or 2048-bit encryption.
  • Showcase your web application in a professional manner.
  • Alleviate customers from having to click through browser warnings.
  • Achieve compliance with various regulatory requirements.
  • Extended Validation (EV) option available for high-traffic public systems.

Notes

This service is exclusively offered by C&IT and is subject to the following limitations:

  • The DNS name of the web service must end in wayne.edu.
  • The requesting party must be a full time WSU staff member or a faculty member.
  • The server receiving the certificate must be hosted within the WSU-owned 141.217.0.0/16 or 146.9.0.0/16 address space.
  • The certificate may not be re-used on any server(s) outside of WSU's network or any system that is not explicitly authorized by C&IT.
  • C&IT reserves the right to block network access to any system that violates the trust of our customers.
  • C&IT reserves the right to revoke the certificate at any time.
  • The certificate will be issued only to the requesting party.
  • The requesting party may not share the certificate and/or keys with any other party.
  • Any exception to this policy must be explicitly approved by C&IT's Security department.
  • C&IT reserves the right to inspect and/or audit the server receiving the certificate.

Cost

No cost

Getting Started

Request a signed SSL certificate here.

  • Typical response times for SSL Certificate Delivery is within one business day.
  • You must generate a Certificate Signing Request (CSR) for each certificate that you wish to obtain.

Getting Help

Contact the Information Security office at netsec@lists.wayne.edu for any questions regarding the issuance of SSL certificates.

Related Resources

  • See DigiCert's SSL Certificate CSR Creation page for a general guideline on how to generate a Certificate Signing Request (CSR): digicert.com/csr-creation.