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digital certificate

Digital ID Informatics An official electronic identity document based on public/private key encryption and obtained through a certificate authority; includes user's name and registered serial number, user's public key and expiration date. See HIPAA. Cf Digital signature.

digital certificate

A unique identifier assigned to a single computer user for use during secure electronic transactions, e.g., when gaining access to private health information or ordering laboratory tests for patients. Synonym: electronic certificate
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Organizations are also turning to solid security through hardware boxes and Luna SA provides a solidly built product to secure several types of applications like PKI root key protection, genuine hardware key generation for smartcard issuance, cryptographic processing for digital signing applications, and SSL acceleration for Web servers.
We recently completed the root key generation ceremony and look forward to moving into the implementation phase.
0, to offload the root key functions from the software into a single tamper resistant hardware system, which can host up to 20 separately managed private root keys from multiple Entrust application servers, providing customers with a flexible, highly secure hardware-based key management and storage solution, with low cost and great ease of deployment
GENEVA, Switzerland, November 25 /PRNewswire/ -- - The new site will house a full range of WISeKey e-security products; including a new US based ROOT Key and Trusted Platform dedicated to exclusively serve the US market and international corporations and organizations with headquarters in the US.
The "System and Method for Reliable Key Transfer," or Root Key Rollover technology, is an effective business continuity tool for trust and public key infrastructure (PKI) systems preventing downtime in the event of a compromise, thereby eliminating missed business opportunities and negative impact on end-users.
It is the worldwide market leader in PKI root key protection hardware, serving about 84 percent of the Fortune 500.
If the root key is compromised, there is the potential for identity counterfeiting, or theft, which could in turn jeopardize the security and privacy of sensitive patient information.
Chrysalis-ITS is the worldwide market leader in PKI root key protection hardware, serving about 84 percent of the Fortune 500.
Luna CA3, the most widely deployed hardware root key protection solution on the market is the de facto standard and meets all industry Best Practices in safeguarding private encryption keys.
txt files causes Fizzer to run and creates a new root key with a similar association.
Chrysalis-ITS' Luna CA3 Root Key Management system, the market-leading FIPS 140-1 Level 3 cryptographic hardware security module (HSM), is now interoperable with applications supporting Microsoft's Cryptographic API (CryptoAPI) architecture.
In high-assurance environments, the CryptoSwift HSM shields a certificate authority's (CA) root key or the Online Certificate Status Protocol (OCSP) server's signing key within a tamper-active circuitry built directly into the HSM.