Personal digital certificates available to students, faculty, and staff at Texas Tech University


Introduction

ITĀ Help Central recommends using Purview Message Encryption to encrypt your emails rather than the method discussed in this article. Please view our overview of Purview in TechMail for information on how to get started with Purview Message Encryption.

Explanation

There are currently two different personal digital certificates available:

Internal document signing certificate services

This personal certificate is intended for the digital signing of documents for internal university use only.

Client certificate services

This personal certificate is intended for the digital signing of documents that you need to send to individuals outside of TTU, as well as the digital signing of email messages and the exchange of encrypted emails with external entities.