WHAT IS DIGITAL SIGNATURE CERTIFICATES?Digital Signature certificates are electronic files thatare used to identify people and resource over theinternet.DigitalSignature certificate securely bindsthe identity of the subscriber.
SUBSCRIBER SATISFY?? The applicant holds the private key corresponding to the public key to be listed in digital signature certificate The applicant holds a private key, which is capable of creating a digital signature. The public key to be listed in the certificate can be used to verify a digital signature.
SUSPENSION & REVOCATION OF DIGITAL SIGNATURE CERTIFICATESuspension: Certificate shall not be suspended for a period exceeding 15 days unless the subscriber has been given an opportunity.Revocation: Where the subscriber or any other person authorized by him make a request to that effect. Or upon the death of the subscriber Or Upon the dissolution of the firm. Or winding up the company.
DUTIES OF SUBSCRIBERS Generating Key Pair Acceptance of Digital certificate Control of Private Key.
PENALTIES AND ADJUDICATION Eg: Penalty for damage to computer.• Introducing computer contaminant or computer virus into any computer.• downloads, copies or extracts any data, computer data base or information.• to modify, destroy, record, transmit data within a computer.
RESIDUARY PENALTY Whoever contravenes any rules or regulations made under this Act, for the contravention of which no penalty has been separately provided, shall be liable to pay a compensation not exceeding twenty-five thousand rupees. Power to Adjudicate The Central government appoint Adjudicating officer Who is verifying whether an contravention is take place.
OFFENCES Tampering with computer source documents Hacking with Computer System. Publishing of information which is obscene in electronic form. Power to Investigate Offences. Network service providers not be liable in certain case.
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