Trusted Certificate Service

Increasing online security by facilitating the deployment of digital certificates.

Provided by:
GÉANT
Scientific domain:
Generic
Dedicated for:
Researchers, Providers, Businesses, Research Groups, Research Organisations
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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 documents from Adobe PDF, Microsoft Office, OpenOffice, and LibreOffice.

Scientific categorisation
Generic
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    • Generic
Categorisation
  • Security & Identity
    • Certification Authority
Target users
  • Researchers
  • Providers
  • Businesses
  • Research Groups
  • Research Organisations
Resource availability and languages
  • English
More about Trusted Certificate Service

The EOSC Portal is operated by the EOSC Enhance (Grant Agreement no. 871160), EOSC-hub (Grant Agreement no. 777536), and OpenAIRE-Advance (Grant Agreement no. 777541) projects funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme.For a complete list of contributors, visit the About EOSC Portal