PKI (Public Key Infrastructure)

From NENA Knowledge Base

PKI (Public Key Infrastructure) is a set of hardware, software, people, policies, and procedures needed to create, manage, distribute, use, store, and revoke digital certificates and manage public-key encryption.

Related Terms:

CP/CPS (Certificate Policy/Certification Practice Statement)

Practice and Policy over the PKI. A public key infrastructure (PKI) supports the distribution and identification of public encryption keys, enabling users and computers to both securely exchange data over networks such as the Internet and verify the identity of the other party.

Relevant NENA Documents


NENA-INF-015, NENA NG9-1-1 Security Information Document