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Digital Certificate

A file that includes the name and e-mail address of the certificate holder, its period of validity, an encryption key usable to verify the holder’s digital signature, and the name of the issuer. Most commonly used to facilitate the secure socket layer’s (SSL) communications with electronic commerce Web sites.

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