The main purpose of the digital certificate is to ensure that the application belongs to the entity to which the certificate was issued. The Trend Micro 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 Trend Micro and verified by a trusted Certificate Authority (CA).
Trend Micro Inc. is a Japanese security software company. It is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan and markets Trend Micro Internet Security, Trend Micro Worry-Free Business Security, OfficeScan, and other related security products and services. The 2011-2012 range of products are Titanium Internet Security, Titanium Maximum Security and Titanium Security for Netbooks as well as Trend Micro SafeSync and Online Guardian. There are also various versions for mobile devices, including Trend Micro Titanium Tablet Security for Android, Mobile Security Personal Edition, Smart Surfing for iPhone and SafeSync Mobile. HouseCall is a free web-based utility which scans for and cleans computers of viruses, Trojans, spyware, and other malware. It performs additional security checks to identify and fix vulnerabilities to prevent reinfection. In June 2008, Trend Micro introduced Trend Micro Smart Protection Network, a cloud-client content security infrastructure designed to protect customers from web threats, such as data stealing malware. www.trendmicro.com