The BizTalk Server depends mainly on security provided by certificates and uses them for encryption and digital signatures. By using certificates for encryption and digital signatures, The BizTalk Server can:
- Send and receive data that can be trusted
- Make sure that the data it processes is secure
- Make sure that the authorized parties receive its messages
- Make sure that it receives messages from the authorized parties
The underlying methodology of digital certificates is called PKI. Here, a user has a key pair consisting of a public and a private key. Any encryption performed with a private key can be decrypted with the corresponding public key, and vice versa. As the terms imply, the private key remains under the sole control ...