Which of the following is synonymous with a server’s certificate?
A. Public key B. CRL C. Private key D. Recovery agent
Correct Answer: A Section: Cryptography
A public key certificate (also known as a digital certificate or identity certificate) is an electronic document used to prove ownership of a public key.
B: A CRL is not a certificate. It is a database consisting of revoked keys and signatures.
C: A private key is not a certificate. A public key is a certificate.
D: A recovery agent is not a certificate. A recovery agent is used to recover keys.
Dulaney, Emmett and Chuck Eastton, CompTIA Security+ Study Guide, 6th Edition, Sybex, Indianapolis, 2014, pp. 262, 279-285, 285