Digital Certificates

June 8, 2020  -   9 mins read time -   1862 words -  garrardkitchen

ssl, openssl, digital certificate, digital signature, key pairs, keys, signing, hash, encryption, sso

I’ve been wanting to put some notes down on digital certificates, signing and JWT for some time now. I find there are plenty of confusing terms involved in this area, plus a few nuances that have added to my personal confusion. I feel it now important to document these before I forget and move on [to another project]. So, what’s triggered this post? Well, one of many tasks I’m involved in [juggling] evolves SSO (single sign on). ...