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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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There is a false sense of security gained when people work strictly with a digital certificate without protection or who might have access to it.
These digital certificates, however, can be used to legally bind someone in an agreement--quickly and electronically.
Validation Authority is the world-leading solution for determining the validity of digital certificates.
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In addition, XRamp's digital certificates offer the industry's highest level of security at a great price - something we are proud to pass on to our customers.
Identrus, is proud to partner with RosettaNet to provide secure, trusted digital certificates to its member companies," said Karen Wendel, CEO of Identrus.
Our partnership with RosettaNet accelerates the utilization and ubiquity of Identrus digital certificates across the world.
Gerard, Chairman & CEO, emphasized that, "The company's unique ability to provide digital certificate management services on a global basis is the key to the widespread deployment of "certs" required to unleash a series of greatly needed secure applications in our Internet-empowered world.
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Nasdaq: SSPX), dba SSP-Litronic, a leading provider of identity and information assurance products and services, and CoreStreet, a leading provider of validation solutions for identity management and access control, today announced a partnership that will deliver highly scalable, secure and cost-effective digital certificate validation solutions to the Department of Defense and other government agencies.
The new appliance is part of the innovative VA Repeater-Responder architecture, which allows customers to scale their digital certificate validation infrastructure without incurring the expense of additional hardware security modules.
Unlike certificates issued by existing, more generic certificate authorities that don't comply with the new Florida requirements, the certificates issued by the SupplyScape certificate authority meet all the regulations defined by Florida and therefore can be used to assign the digital certificates needed to sign electronic pedigrees for drugs distributed in Florida after July 1 of this year.

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