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Security+ Training Guide by Todd King

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Revocation

A digital certificate can be used to electronically provide an identity to an individual. This creates significant risks if this certificate is compromised in some way. A key element of the utilization of digital certificates is the capability to revoke the privileges of the user if the organization or entity that issued the credentials deems it necessary. This is done through a process called revocation, which deems the certificate invalid.

Certificate Revocation Lists/CRL Distribution Points

A CA needs to be able to publicize the fact that it has deemed certain certificates to be invalid so businesses and individuals relying on the CA's authority know certain certificates should not be used or trusted going forward. This is usually ...

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