Web browsers show the verified legal identity prominently in their user interface, either before, or instead of, the domain name.
For software, the verified legal identity is displayed to the user by the operating system (e.g., Microsoft Windows) before proceeding with the installation.
Signature validity is determined by checking the authenticity of the signature’s digital ID certificate status and document integrity: In Acrobat or Reader, the signature of a certified or signed document is valid if you and the signer have a trust relationship.
The trust level of the certificate indicates the actions for which you trust the signer.
The formal approval successfully brought to a close more than two years of effort, and provided the infrastructure for trusted Web site identity on the Internet.
Then, in April 2008, the Forum announced version 1.1 of the Guidelines, building on the practical experience of its member CAs and Relying-Party Application Software Suppliers gained in the months since the first version was approved for use.
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In order to validate a certificate using our website, the student number must be greater than 100000.
You will need the following information found on the certificate: If the certificate you are trying to validate has a student number of less than 100000, it was issued before we established our online validation system.
When you receive a signed document, you may want to validate its signature(s) to verify the signer and the signed content.
Depending on how you have configured your application, validation may occur automatically.