Tag Archives: CDS

Should You Use SHA-2?

December 11, 2012 by Bruce Morton     1 Comment

A common question we receive from certificate customers: should we ask Entrust to sign our certificate with a signature using the SHA-2 hashing algorithm?

Adobe Code-Signing Certificate Compromised

October 3, 2012 by Bruce Morton     No Comments

Adobe announced they received two malicious utilities signed by a valid Adobe code-signing certificate. The code-signing certificate was compromised though an attack on their code-signing system. The code-signing certificate will be revoked on October 4, 2012, and will impact all code being signed after July 12, 2012. A supporting security advisory has been issued. The [Read More...]

What is a Certified Document and when should you use it?

August 3, 2012 by Bruce Morton     No Comments

I found this article on the Adobe Security Matters website, What is a Certified Document and when should you use it? For those who need to certify documents, you may find it interesting. As a quick summary, it states that here are two frequent use cases for Certified Documents: Publishing files and want the recipients [Read More...]

What is a Certified Document and when should you use it?

August 1, 2012 by Bruce Morton     No Comments

I found this article on the Adobe Security Matters website, What is a Certified Document and when should you use it? For those who need to certify documents, you may find it interesting. As a quick summary, it states that here are two frequent use cases for Certified Documents: Publishing files and want the recipients [Read More...]

Why Adobe CDS Certificates

August 4, 2010 by Scott Shetler     No Comments

Back in 2005, Adobe unveiled the Certified Document Services (CDS) program, which automatically trusts new digital IDs that are chained to (part of the family of) the Adobe Root certificate embedded in Adobe products.¬†Anybody who opens a PDF document signed or certified by a CDS credential automatically gets a “blue ribbon” with trust provided to [Read More...]

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