|Description:||The Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) is a framework established to issue, maintain, and revoke public key certificates accommodating a variety of security technologies.
PKI provides for a digital certificate that can identify an individual or an organization and directory services that canstore and, when necessary, revoke the certificates. PKI facilitates the use of public key cryptography, which is acommon method for authenticating an individual or encrypting a file. PKI consists of:
|Decision:||Approved. This entry has been approved for general use.|
|Decision Constraints:||No constraints are specified.|
|Decision Process:||TRMSP 4.3.2|