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21 Cards in this Set

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bridge trust model:
A trust model with one CA that acts as a facilitator to interconnect all other CA's.
Certificate Authority(CA)
A trusted third party agency that is responsible for issuing the digital certificates.
Certificate Repository (CR):
A publicly accessible centralized directory that contains digital certificates that can be used to view the status of a digital certificate.
Certificate Revocation List(CRL)
A repository that list revoked digital certificates.
digital certificate:
A technology used to associate a users identity to a public key, in which the users public key is digitally signed by a trusted third party
direct trust:
A type of trust model in which a relationship exist between two individuals because one person knows the other person.
distributed trust model:
A trust model that has multiple CAs that sign digital certificates.
hierarchical trust model:
A trust model that has a single hierarchy with one master CA.
Hypertext Transport Protocol over secure Sockets Layer(HTTPS):
A secure version of HTTP sent over SSL/TLS
IP security(IPsec):
A set of protocols developed to support the secure exchange of packets
key escrow:
A process in which keys are managed by a third party such as a trusted CA called the root.
Key recovery agent(KRA):
A highly trusted person responsible for recovering lost or damaged digital certificates.
M-of-N control:
A technique to recover a private key by distributing patrs to different individuals.
public key infrastructure(PKI):
A framework for all of the entities involved in digital certificates for digital certificate management.
Registration Authority(RA):
A subordinate entity designed to handle specific CA tasks such as processing certificate request and authenticating users.
Secure Shell(SSH):
A UNIX based command interface and protocol for securely accessing a remote computer.
Secure Sockets Layer(SSL):
A protocol developed by Netscape for securely transmitting documents over the internet that uses a private key to encrypt data.
third-party trust:
A trust model in which two individuals trust each other because each individually trust a third party
transport layer security (TLS):
A protocol that is an extension of SSL and guarantees privacy and data integrity between applications.
trust model:
The type of trusting relationship that can exist between individuals or entities
The most widely accepted format for digital certificates as defined by the international telecommunication Union (ITU)