Public key infrastructure

From ACT Wiki
Revision as of 15:57, 20 August 2013 by Doug Williamson (Talk | contribs) (Spacing 20/8/13)

(diff) ← Older revision | Latest revision (diff) | Newer revision → (diff)
Jump to: navigation, search


Public-key infrastructure uses one or more third parties, known as certificate authorities, to certify ownership of key pairs to prove that a public key is authentic, and has not been tampered with or replaced by a malicious third party.

See also