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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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Unfortunately, a Sony affiliate then tweeted the root key again.
SCEA filed suit against George Hotz (AKA "geohot") as well as "Bushing," Hector Martin Cantero, Sven Peter, and others alleged to be part of the FAIL0VERFLOW group of hackers that contributed to the release of the PlayStation 3's root key.
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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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
0 software to offload the root key functions from the software into a tamper resistant hardware system, providing customers with a complete hardware-based key management and storage solution for Entrust Authority 6.
The Chrysalis-ITS Luna CA3 HSM provides the highest level of security for protecting the critical root key used by Certificate Authorities for signing digital certificates.
EDS is providing the worldwide root key services for the EMBASSY Trust System servers.