X509 Standard Are Automatically Generated Anytime You Create New Digital Certificates

Anytime you create digital certificates using a certificate authority system it incorporates X509 standards. These standards are the basis for all types of digital certificates, whether they are used for digital signature, two factor authentication, or SSL. Your certificate authority system is programmed to ensure the information is place in the correct locations whenever a new certificate is created.

The Information Contained Using X509 Standards Is Influenced by the Type of Certificate

The types of information incorporated into your digital certificates using X509 standards depend upon the kind of certificate you are creating. All certificates will have general information contained in the same locations, such as the certificate creation date, expiration date, and created by data. Optional data can include unique identifiers used by specific organizations as well as extension variations to the version number when other modifications have been made to the certificate.