certificate authority software


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certificate authority software

The software used by a certification authority (CA) to issue digital certificates. See CA and PKI.
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is a premier developer of digital certificate and Certificate Authority software products for Public Key Infrastructure solutions.
Certificate Authority software enables an enterprise to issue and manage its own digital certificates, which verify the identity of a person communicating on a network, including over the Internet.
SET compliance comprises a series of tests for four SET applications: the wallet software, which performs both merchant authentication and initiation of secure payments and also holds the cardholder's credit/debit or charge card information; the merchant payment acceptance software, which implements SET at merchant Web sites, enables the authentication of the merchant and implements a standard payment process; the acquirers' payment gateway software, which allows transactions to flow securely from the Internet to the payment networks; and the certificate authority software used in issuing digital certificates.
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