Trusted Certificate Service

Increasing online security by facilitating the deployment of digital certificates.

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GÉANT's Trusted Certificate Service is provided by DigiCert, is one of the largest worldwide Certification Authorities (CA). TCS takes advantage of a bulk purchasing arrangement whereby participating national research and education networking organisations (NRENs) may issue close to unlimited numbers of certificates provided by a commercial organisation at a significantly reduced price.

The five main types of certificates available are: ​SSL certificates – for authenticating servers and establishing secure sessions with end clients. Grid certificates – for authenticating Grid hosts and services (IGTF compliant). Client certificates – for identifying individual users and securing email communications. Code signing certificates – for authenticating software distributed over the internet. Document signing certificates – for authenticating d​ocuments from Adobe PDF, Microsoft Office, OpenOffice, and LibreOffice.

Places and languages
  • Europe
  • English
Service phase
  • Production
  • 1.0
Last Update
  • 1.04.2020

The EOSC portal is been jointly developed and maintained by the EOSC-hub, eInfraCentral and OpenAIRE-Advance projects funded by the European

Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme with contribution of the European Commission

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