Digital Certificate Operation in a Complex Environment

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Revocation Causing a certificate to be invalid. Revocation means that the certificate may have been valid, but is valid no longer and positive authentication should not go ahead. Revocation occurs, for example, when a user has compromised his/her certificate and needs a new one or when they are no longer eligible to hold a certificate. See also CDP, CRL, OCSP, PKI.
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