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Windows Server® 2008 PKI and Certificate Security by Brian Komar

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Verifying the Signature

Once a digital signature is applied to an application, a user that loads the application will want to validate the application’s signature.

Internet Explorer

In Internet Explorer, when you elect to install an application, a Security Warning dialog box appears, as shown in Figure 25-5, indicating that the installation control is digitally signed.

Verifying the signature on an application in Windows Internet Explorer

Figure 25-5. Verifying the signature on an application in Windows Internet Explorer

In this case, Adobe Flash Player 9 is signed by Adobe Systems Incorporated. If you click the Adobe Systems Incorporated link, the signature details (see Figure 25-6) are displayed.

Figure 25-6. Viewing ...

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