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Certificate Policies

Certificate Policies

Certificate Policies: Certificate policies define what certificates do. A CA can potentially issue a number of different types of certificate—say, one for email, one for e-commerce, and one for financial transactions. The policy might indicate that it isn’t to be used for signing contracts or for purchasing equipment. Certificate policies …

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Using a Certificate Authority

Using a Certificate Authority

Using a Certificate Authority: A certificate authority (CA) is an organization that is responsible for issuing, revoking, and distributing certificates. A certificate is nothing more than a mechanism that associates the public key with an individual. It contains a great deal of information about the user. Each user of a …

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