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What is an MIT personal web certificate?

Certificates are your key to secure web services at MIT, such as Atlas, and WebSIS and Stellar. They are a safe way for our web applications to identify you without you needing to type in a username and password. Certificates expire once per year, creating the need to renew them at least this often. They must be installed on each browser for each computer that you plan on using to access certificate-protected sites.

What is stored in an MIT Personal Certificate?

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July 09, 2015

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