Types of Certificates

Signature Certificate

The signature certificate is corresponding to the signing private key. It will be used by individuals or organizations for signing purpose. The key pair will be generated by applicant/subscriber in a secure medium and is inherent to keep his private key in safe custody. The signature certificate is issued after the validation process mentioned in this CPS. The relying parties can make use of this certificate for signature verification.

Encryption Certificate

The encryption key pair is used by the subscriber for receiving encrypted messages which is encrypted using subscriber’s public key. The subscriber fills in the application and submits to RADIANT-CA or it’s authorized RAs along with the dentification and address proof. The RA verifies the application, id proof and address proof and approves the request. The Subscriber provides a password in the portal for protecting the encryption certificate. The server generates the encryption key, escrows and makes it available for the customer in the portal. The subscriber needs to login with the credentials sent to his digital id and download the encryption certificate from the portal.

Device/System Certificate

Device/System Certificates include the digital certificates issued to particular device, like Firewall, Router, Computer, etc.

SSL Server Certificate

SSL server certificates are digital identifications containing information about web server and the organization that is owned the server’s web content. An SSL server certificate enables users to authenticate the server, check the validity of web content, and establish a secure connection.

Code Signing Certificate

Code signing certificate helps user to develop confidence in downloaded code. It allows users to identify the signer to determine if codes have been modified by someone other than the signer.Signed codes can be Java Applets, Java scripts, plug-in, ActiveX controls of any other kind of code.

Document Signer Certificate

The Document Signer Certificates are issued to organizational software applications for operating automatically to authenticate documents/information attributed to the organization by using Digital Signature applied on the document, documents/Information.