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Certification Authority

CA

Description

Trusted third party that issues digital certificates containing a digital signature that identifies the parties involved and a public key (especially X.509 certificates) and vouches for the validity of the data and identities within the certificate. This is used concerning security and Private Key Infrastructure (PKI) schemes.

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