07003661 is referenced by 83 patents and cites 60 patents.

In a computer system and process for automated identification, processing and issuance of digital certificates, web server domain-control vetting is employed in issuance of server certificates. A Requestor requests a web server certificate from a certificate authority, the certificate authority receives the request. Based on domain information the certificate authority generates Approver email addresses, and the Requestor is required to select an Approver email address or addresses. The certificate authority contacts the Approver using the selected email address or addresses and requests that the Approver approve issuance of the certificate. If approved, the certificate authority accepts the request, and creates and signs the certificate and the signed certificate is sent to the Requestor.

Title
Methods and systems for automated authentication, processing and issuance of digital certificates
Application Number
10/271255
Publication Number
7003661 (B2)
Application Date
October 15, 2002
Publication Date
February 21, 2006
Inventor
Hani Hamandi
Beirut
LB
David L Remy
West Linn
OR, US
Christopher T M Bailey
Atlanta
GA, US
Neal Lewis Creighton Jr
Wellesley Hills
MA, US
Douglas D Beattie
Sudbury
MA, US
Agent
Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr
Assignee
Geotrust
MA, US
IPC
H04L 9/00
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