3 - Applying Digital Signatures

This section describes how to apply digital signature on documents created with 3. On Windows system, OpenOffice 3 uses keys and certificates from Internet Options.

In the previous chapter, we learned what is a PKI digital signature, and how to apply digital signatures in Microsoft Office 2007 tools: Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. In this chapter, let's look at another popular document authoring tool 3.

Here is the help text of 3 on Applying Digital Signatures:

1. Getting a Certificate - You can get a certificate from a certification authority, which may be a private company or a governmental institution. Some certification authorities want money for their service, for example when they certify your identity. Other certificates are free of costs, for example those offered by some e-mail providers, which certify your e-mail address. A few of the companies that offer certificates to private persons are listed in the following, in alphabetical order: GlobalSign , Thawte, Verisign.

2. Managing your Certificates - If you are using Microsoft Windows, you can manage your certificates from the Control Panel applet "Internet Options" on the "Contents" tab page. Import your new root certificate into the Trusted Root Certification Authorities list.

3. Signing a document -

Table of Contents

 About This Book

 Introduction of PKI (Public Key Infrastructure)

 Introduction of HTTPS (Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure)

 Using HTTPS with Google Chrome

 Using HTTPS with Mozilla Firefox

 HTTPS with Microsoft Edge

 Using HTTPS with Apple Safari

 HTTPS with IE (Internet Explorer)

 Android and Server Certificate

 iPhone and Server Certificate

 Windows Certificate Stores and Console

 RDP (Remote Desktop Protocol) and Server Certificate

 macOS Certificate Stores and Keychain Access

 Perl Scripts Communicating with HTTPS Servers

 PHP Scripts Communicating with HTTPS Servers

 Java Programs Communicating with HTTPS Servers

 .NET Programs Communicating with HTTPS Servers - Root CA Offering Free Certificates

 PKI CA Administration - Issuing Certificates

 Comodo Free Personal Certificate

 Digital Signature - Microsoft Word

Digital Signature - 3 3 - Applying Digital Signatures

 Converting KeyStore Files to PKCS12 Files

 Importing Private-Public Key Pair with Internet Options

 Viewing a Certificate with a Private Key

 Importing CA Certificates into the Trusted Store

 Signing 3 Document Failed

 Generating CSR for a Personal Certificate

 Getting Personal Certificate Signed by

 Storing Personal Certificate with Its Keys

 Installing Personal Certificate with Internet Options

 Signing 3 Document Worked

 S/MIME and Email Security

 PKI (Public Key Infrastructure) Terminology

 Outdated Tutorials


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