Meaning of “certificate authority” in the English Dictionary

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"certificate authority" in Business English

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certificate authoritynoun [ C ]

uk us IT, INTERNET

an online service that makes sure that information that is sent over the internet is kept safe and private:

The most-visited web sites rely on GeoTrust SSL more than any other certificate authority.

(Definition of “certificate authority” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)