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Digital Certificates | CAs - Quiz

1. Which of the options below describes problems with certificates obtained from a public provider, such as VeriSign?
Please select the best answer.
  A. They are hopelessly insecure in regard to authentication.
  B. They do not automatically provide encryption.
  C. They are costly.
  D. They allow for selective disclosure.

2. Which of the reasons given below would explain why a certificate for your Web server would be revoked?
Please select all the correct answers.
  A. A hacker copied the private key.
  B. Your server has crashed, making the use of the signed key impossible.
  C. The CA was compromised.
  D. Your site has decided to use a software publisher certificate for software it sells.

3. What is a software publisher certificate?
Please select the best answer.
  A. It is a certificate that allows users to be authenticated.
  B. It allows a software author to sign and identify code.
  C. It creates other software publishers.
  D. It allows a Web server to identify itself.