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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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Validation Authority is the world-leading solution for determining the validity of digital certificates.
Chosen at first by institutions with high-level security needs such as governments and banks, digital certificates are becoming more popular as a broad range of businesses seeks Internet security.
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XRamp assists its customers throughout the entire digital certificate procurement process, enabling them to benefit from a quicker time-to-market and significant cost savings.
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RosettaNet's digital certificate offering solves this problem so our members can focus on the important business aspects of RosettaNet standards implementations that will make their supply-chain more effective and competitive," said Paul Tearnen, Vice President of Standards, RosettaNet.
Our partnership with RosettaNet accelerates the utilization and ubiquity of Identrus digital certificates across the world.
IMCentric provides digital certificate management solutions that enable Fortune 1000 companies and government institutions to reduce costs, prevent downtime, improve regulatory compliance and expand e-business operations.
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