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Certification Authorities and Certificate Transparency

• December 2, 2016

A certification authority (CA) or Trust Service Provider (TSP) is a trusted entity that issues electronic documents that assocites a digital entity’s identity to a cryptographic key. The electronic documents, which are called digital certificates, are an essential part of secure communication and play an important part in the public key infrastructure (PKI). Certificates typically […]

OCSP related specifications and details

• May 15, 2015

Technical standards and specification of CRL, OCSP are part of a family of standards for the X.509 (defines a standard certificate format) Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) for the Internet. Specifications of the IETF are published on the Internet (so called Request for Comments, RfC). RfCs are the result of long discussions between workgroup members about […]