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Working with certificates (HTML)

Digital certificates are used in public key cryptography to bind a public key to person, computer, or organization. The bound identities are most often used to authenticate one entity to another. For example, certificates are often used to authenticate a web server to a user and a user to a web server. For more information about how to use the Windows.Security.Cryptography.Certificates namespace in apps, see the following topics:

Encrypting data and working with Certificates