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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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"We believe the threat actors established a foothold on a different Adobe machine and then leveraged standard advanced persistent threat (APT) tactics to gain access to the build server and request signatures for the malicious utilities from the code signing service via the standard protocol used for valid Adobe software," the blog post says.
Developers of Windows Azure applications can sign their code with VeriSign Code Signing Certificates, which signal to end users that the applications come from a trusted publisher.
Until now, the area causing most concern to Smartphone 2003 developers is the difficulty of developing and testing on handheld devices that enforce code signing. This has been enough of a problem that techniques for disabling the security mechanism have been publicized on developer newsgroups.
HTTPS.IN offers website owners, a simple method to choose, buy and install SSL and code signing certificates, Adweb technologies Pvt Ltd owns and operates HTTPS.IN, which is India's 1st e-commerce portal for website security products.
Apparently, every time Apple ceases code signing for a firmware, it also closes the vulnerabilities that allow jailbreaks.
Certs 4 Less will give away Pre-Paid Visa Gift Cards to eligible customers that order SSL Certificates or Code Signing Certificates this month.
16 -- Symantec Corp has announced it has completed its acquisition of VeriSign's identity and authentication business, which includes the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) and Code Signing Certificate Services, the Managed Public Key Infrastructure (MPKI) Services, the VeriSign Trust Seal, the VeriSign Identity Protection (VIP) Authentication Service and the VIP Fraud Detection Service (FDS).
ChosenSecurity Inc announced on Tuesday that the Unified Test Initiative (UTI) is using its TC TrustCenter division to provide a mobile code signing platform for global Java developers using the newly relaunched Java Verified programme.
Version 2 was enhanced for the new QuickLicense 9, new Mac and Windows OS changes, adds Code Signing of the generated Server and Monitor applications and uses 64-bit macOS Mojave compliant executables.
HTTPS.IN is India's first online, web security initiative offering website owners a complete range of SSL and Code Signing certificates along with malware scanning and protection.
That case ruled software source code was speech protected by the First Amendment, and the same ruling could be used to argue that Apple's security code signing methods for iOS fall under that purview.