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Definition of

certificate authority


organization verifying identities of parties in online transactions an independent organization that verifies the identity of a purchaser or merchant and issues a digital certificate attesting to this for use in e-commerce transactions

Definitions of ’certificate authority’ and meaning of ’certificate authority’ are from the book publication, QFINANCE – The Ultimate Resource, © 2009 Bloomsbury Information Ltd. Find definitions for ’certificate authority’ and other financial terms with our online QFINANCE Financial Dictionary.

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