With the proliferating e-threat environment, the security awareness and the need for Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) based security solutions is growing rapidly among corporate customers, e-consumers and others. Digital certificates are widely used in a PKI enabled environment for comprehensive security solution.
Before digital certificates are used to provide security, they themselves should be validated first.
Odyssey's CerTrust provides the much required validation solutions for any enterprise. It is a comprehensive validation solution for managing digital certificates.
CerTrust Includes :
OCSP (online certificate status protocol) Responder for providing real-time certificate status.
A messenger for downloading and posting revocation information.
APIs for integration with custom applications.
OCSP server responds to the relying party about certificate status. The response provided is always digitally signed according to the request-response packet format by ASN, RFC 2560.
The certificate status are given as:
States that the certificate is not revoked.
States the time and reason for revocation.
States that CA of the certificate is unknown.
Makes retrieval of revocation information from multiple CA possible.
Updating of frequency and revocation information is user configured.
Supports publishing of revocation information to multiple responders.
Comprehensive audit and logging system.
Uses Split-key security technique for secure administration module.
Provides an easy-to-use interface and web-based administration.
Provides revocation status information more frequently than CRLs, which provide only periodic updates.
Collects and updates CRLs from different CA servers; thus the devices within the network can rely on the OCSP server to check the certificate status without retrieving and catching each CRL for every device.
Ensures a reliable PKI- based validation service for managing digital certificates.
Odyssey Technologies Limited is the leader in PKI technology and e-security solutions in the Asia-Pacific region. Odyssey develops products and solutions for Internet transaction security and is recognized by the Controller of Certifying Authorities in India as a technology vendor. The company proudly supports the security needs of major banks and financial institutions in the Asia-Pacific region and has earned their trust as a reliable vendor.