digital certificate
A means of authenticating the identity of a person through the application by a certification authority of its verifiable digital signature to that person's digital signature.
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  • digital certificate — UK US noun [countable] [singular digital certificate plural digital certificates] business, computing an electronic code (=set of numbers and letters) that proves who someone is when they do business over the Internet or send an electronic me …   Useful english dictionary

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  • digital certificate — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms digital certificate : singular digital certificate plural digital certificates business, computing an electronic code (= set of numbers and letters) that proves who someone is when they do business over the… …   English dictionary

  • digital certificate — A Digital Certificate is used for some government transactions that require high levels of security and data integrity. A certificate contains encrypted information about the user s identity and can establish the user s authority to perform a… …   Financial and business terms

  • digital certificate — Electronic credit card intended for on line business transactions and authentications on the Internet. Digital certificates are issued by certification authorities (e.g., VeriSign). They typically contain identification information about the… …   Universalium

  • digital certificate — noun a public key certificate …   Wiktionary

  • digital certificate — (Internet) user electronic ID card that contains personal info and a digital signature with encryption key (used to ensure the safety of Internet transactions) …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • Certificate server — Certificate servers validate, or certify, keys as part of a Public key infrastructure. Keys are strings of text generated from a series of encryption algorithms that allow you to secure communication for a group of users. Many Web servers, such… …   Wikipedia

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