U.S. Government Approved Protection Profile - Protection Profile for Certification Authorities Version 2.1
Short Name: pp_ca_v2.1
Technology Type: Certificate Authority
CC Version: 3.1
Transition End Date: 2018.06.01
Preceded By: pp_ca_v2.0
Conformance Claim: NoneProtection Profile
Certification Authorities (CAs), and the infrastructure they support, form the basis for one of the primary mechanisms for providing strong assurance of identity in online transactions. The widely placed trust in CAs is at the heart of security mechanisms used to protect business and financial transactions online. Notably, protocols using Transport Layer Security (TLS) rely on certificates issued by CAs to identify and authenticate servers and clients in web transactions. Governments around the world rely on CAs to identify parties involved in transactions with them.
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