root key


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root key

The public/private key pair generated by the certificate authority (CA). See digital certificate and PKI.
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Deploying YubiHSM 2 to Microsoft Active Directory Certificate services not only guards the CA root keys but also protects all signing and verification services using the root key.
He said that from the technology it has implemented a split of the root key in the M-Pin technology so it has one half and the user has the other.
The company said that its users have asked about how the company will respond to incidents that have been reported in the press, including the discovery of the root key to the PlayStation 3, and the subsequent saga of George "geoh0t" Hotz, "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.
Manufacturers can obtain these keys from Motorola or opt to purchase a root key from Motorola's PKI Center which allows them to generate their own.
n] (all users are in the system) since in that case only one encryption is required, more precisely, the root key.
If the organisation is deploying digital certificates ensure that the root key and administrator controls are secure or the solution is a liability.
Designed to provide high levels of security and web server performance, the CryptoSwift HSM (Hardware Security Module) protects a certificate authority's root key or the Online Certificate Status Protocol server's signing key by shielding it within a tamper-active circuitry built into the accelerator board.
Supporting Certicom's MobileTrust root key in the security architecture will enable secure, authenticated WAP transactions like stock trading, wagering and banking.
The root key is like the machine to apply watermarks to the passports.
CertCo certainly wants to provide the root key technology, but Herron emphasizes that the company sees itself very much as a partner in the enterprise, not its leader.
If a form field is a root key, and it is also the origin of an F type field on a second form, then there could be a relationship between the entity represented by this root key to an entity in the second form which contains its root key.
Supplier of certificates and MSCA Services is responsible for generating the certificate of tachograph card and for handling the MSA (Member State Authority) root keys, MSA root certificate, European public root key and motion sensor key for workshop card.