Good communication is at the heart of all sucessful organizations. With cyberthreats on the rise, communicating and collaborating safely requires channels that are completely secure. DigiCert client certificates are used to help verify the identity of an individual. Client certificates digitally sign and encrypt emails using Secure/Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions (S/MIME) protocol, assuring the legitimacy and integrity(signing) of the message origin. Encryption gives you privacy and confidentiality of your emails.
Malicous parties are becoming increasingly sophisticated in their methods to intercept and view sensitive information, an example of this is email spoofing. Unsuspecting users are directed to phishing sites by clicking on email links, triggering malware downloads on to their devices.
S/MIME certificates can be used for user authentication, encrypting email transmissions, signing the message, and delivering comprehensive benefits for the sender and receiver. Additionally, S/MIME certificates helps to
- Prevents tampering
- Ensures that content remains unaltered
- Keeps sensitive information private in transit and at rest
- Class 1 S/MIME Certificates offer only Email Encryption