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ALSO CALLED: CA, Certificate Authority, Certificates, Certification Authorities
DEFINITION: (CA also stands for conditional access, a term used in DTV.)A certificate authority (CA) is an authority in a network that issues and manages security credentials and public keys for message encryption. As part of a public key infrastructure (PKI), a CA checks with a registration authority (RA) to verify information provided by the requestor of a digital certificate. If the RA verifies the requestor's  … 

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