A system for securely exchanging information. It includes a method for publishing the public keys used in public-key cryptography and for keeping track of keys that are no longer valid.
PKI) The standards and services that facilitate the use of public-key cryptography and X.509 v3 certificates in a networked environment.
An interoperable security solution incorporating the use of digital signatures to ensure the integrity of transmitted information. Also supports user authentication and non-repudiation.