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1. (WO2018045001) DIGITAL SECURITY CERTIFICATE SELECTION AND DISTRIBUTION

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/045001    International Application No.:    PCT/US2017/049322
Publication Date: Fri Mar 09 00:59:59 CET 2018 International Filing Date: Thu Aug 31 01:59:59 CEST 2017
IPC: H04L 29/06
H04L 9/08
H04L 9/32
H04L 29/08
Applicants: MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY LICENSING, LLC
Inventors: BRACKEN, Quentin Cleveland
LAMB, Dawn Murphy
Title: DIGITAL SECURITY CERTIFICATE SELECTION AND DISTRIBUTION
Abstract:
Systems, apparatuses, services, platforms, and methods are discussed herein that provide digital security services and enhance digital security certificate issuance for communication systems. In one example, a digital security platform is presented that includes a client interface service configured to receive requests for digital security certificates from one or more requesting entities. The digital security platform includes a certificate service configured to process the requests against evaluation criteria to select certificate authorities to handle the requests, and handler processes configured to interface with associated ones of the selected certificate authorities for issuance and delivery of the digital security certificates.