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    What are the four key elements of a public-key directory? I need to know what the four key elements are as well as resources, so I can research further later.

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    The public-key directory is a crucial component of Public Key Infrastructure (PKI).

    * The directory serves as the repository for end-user certificates and certificate revocation lists
    * Serves as repository for enterprises root certificate and trust chains
    * Potentially stores root certificates of other organizations with which it has established relationships
    * Scalability
    * Security

    Four key elements of a public-key directory relate to the following four security risks which must be addressed to assure the safety of e-business transactions and associated data.

    These four key elements of a public-key directory can be remembered with the abbreviation PAIN:


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    The four key elements of a public-key directory are determined.