Discussion: digital certificate

Digital certificates
A digital certificate is an electronic "passport" that allows a person, computer or organization to exchange information securely over the Internet using the public key infrastructure (PKI). A digital certificate may also be referred to as a public key certificate.

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  • AnonymousUser
    Since DigiNotar was hacked, we know that no CA can be trusted.
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  • Genderhayes
    Is issued by companies to ensure a consumer's security online. Once a consumer creates a digital certificate with a company, online transactions can be done through use of an encrypted code that allows the retailer access to the necessary information securely
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  • amuntenyapaulina
    it use to verify that a user sending a massage is claims to be
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To what extent does your organization rely on self-signed digital certificates?

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