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What is PKI

PKI = Public Key Infrastructure

(Resource) Method of asserting the identity and validity of a person (or entity) that you have not previously met or interacted.

It use of certificates containing identifying information and public keys (these certificates are more properly called X.509 certificates).

PKI accomplishes this by defining a central authority who is mutually trusted by all users of the system.


esign said…
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Ziv said…