The main purpose of the digital certificate is to ensure that the application belongs to the entity to which the certificate was issued. The Canon Inc. digital certificate does not guarantee that a signed application is safe to run, but rather informs the user that the software was digitally signed by Canon Inc. and verified by a trusted Certificate Authority (CA).
Canon Inc. is a multinational corporation that specialises in the manufacture of imaging and optical products, including cameras, photocopiers, steppers and computer printers. Its headquarters are located in Ōta, Tokyo, Japan. Canon U.S.A., Inc., headquartered in Lake Success, New York, is a leading provider of consumer, business-to-business, and industrial digital imaging solutions. www.canon.com