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Re: Email Encryption

  •  07-08-2016, 8:42

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    Re: Email Encryption

    Both are based on a pair of private and public key.

    The difference is, that with S/MIME the public key will be transformed by an certification agency (CA) to a certificate. This certificate (and not the public key) is, what you publish with your mails (i.e. in your mails signatures) and that someone, who wants to send a encrypted mail to you, uses to encrypt that mail. So you need a CA to get that certificate.


    bye    Olaf


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