Digicert Certificate Utility – Code Signing (Signing Code)

The Digicert Certificate Utility is probably one of the best certificate management tool out on the net. A lot of people become scared with key-pair encryption but key-pairs/certificates are actually fundamental easy to figure out. Unlike SSL certificates, code signing certificates perform the function of signing. Code signing certificates creates a tamper proof digital shrink wrap of your application software files and denotes to those who download or install the application who created/published it. Although Some Certificate Authorities my separate their Code Signing Products and have different ways to Enroll and Install. The Digicert Certificate Utility is cross platform meaning your can signing the following files with the same certificate. .exe, .cab, .dll, .ocx, .msi, .xpi, .xap, windows kernel-mode. Java. […]

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Digitally Signing and Encrypting Email Messages – Outlook Guide

Digital signatures identify/authenticate you as the document signer and allow document recipients to verify that no one has modified the contents of the document since you signed it. Signing, Encrypting and reading will vary depending on the applications that are involved. Things to Note.. Depending on the following scenarios you may have to import your Digital ID into your Windows personal Certificate Trust Store. If one of these two scenarios effects you then reference our guide. How To Import A Digital, Email or Code Signing Certificate Into A Windows System. Your Digital ID was picked up using Firefox. Firefox has its own trust stores separate from Outlook/Windows and therefore Outlook will never see the certificate on your system. You are […]

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Digital Signing and Encrypting PDF – Acrobat Reader DC

Digital signatures identify/authenticate you as the document signer and allow document recipients to verify that no one has modified the contents of the document since you signed it. Signing, Encrypting and reading will vary depending on the applications that are involved. A Digital ID certificate is required to create a digital signature. The most secure Digital ID are issued by a trusted Certificate Authority. Some of these Digital ID’s are on tokens and other are files that are imported into trust stores on your system or application. Note: Adobe Acrobat Reader DC is used for signing pdf files that application can be downloaded by visiting the Adobe Website here. Note: If you cannot download this application due to firewall permissions […]

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Digitally Signing and Encrypting Email Messages – Mozilla Thunderbird.

Digital signatures identify/authenticate you as the document signer and allow document recipients to verify that no one has modified the contents of the document since you signed it. Signing, Encrypting and reading will vary depending on the applications that are involved. Mozilla Thunderbird works differently than other email applications. Keep in mind the following.. In order to encrypt a message in you must also have a copy of that recipients email certificate. You will not be able to encrypt a message sent to your recipient until they send you a signed email with one of their own first. Thunderbird will automatically store the certificates it receives from Digitally Signed/Encrypted Emails. You will need to have your Email certificate imported into […]

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How To Import Email (S/MIME) Certificate – Mozilla Thunderbird?

Before following these instructions, please make sure that you have a copy of your Client (S/MIME) Email Certificate in a PFX/P12 (PKCS#12) format. Typically this file will have a .p12 or .pfx extension consisting of both your public and private keys. When exporting your Client/Email Certificate from wherever it resides there may be a option to export the private key. This option will give you your pfx file. Some applications by default will automatically include the private key  thus giving you a pfx file. Note: These instructions are based on a Windows Operating System. Locations of the options presented below may vary in other operating systems. Step 1: Importing your Email Certificate into Thunderbird: Open Thunderbird. Click on the menu […]

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