What Is PKCS #7

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What is PKCS (Public-Key Cryptography Standards) #7? What is it used for?

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PKCS (Public-Key Cryptography Standards) #7 is a standard, RFC 2315, from the PKCS series; defines a syntax for data that may have cryptography applied to it, such as for digital signatures and digital envelopes.

PKCS #7 can be used to store certificate or certificate path.

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