How Digital Certificates Ensure Internet Security


A digital certificate is used to guarantee that the person who sends information or email over the Internet or who makes a financial transaction really is who he says he is. Digital certificates are issued by certificate authorities (CAs). To get a digital certificate, you typically visit a CA site and request a certificate. You then provide information about yourself, such as your name and other identifying information.



 



How the Internet Works
How the Internet Works (8th Edition)
ISBN: 0789736268
EAN: 2147483647
Year: 2004
Pages: 223

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