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Please complete this simple enrollment form, read our
Individual Subscriber Agreement below, and then click the Generate Key and Send Request
button to generate your Digital ID.
you can use certificates from our Certificate Authority, you will need to install and enable our CA certificate for Netscape,
or for Microsoft Internet Explorer
4.0. When you install the CA
certificate, please enable it for e-mail and sites.
Step 1: Netscape Digital ID Information
Note: Currently, only Netscape can generate a S/MIME
certificate with our service, but the certificate, once made, can be installed into
Netscape, exported as a p12 file (PKCS12 format), then
imported into Microsoft Internet Explorer 4.0. Once installed, it can be used
for secure communications by both Microsoft Internet Explorer 4.0 and Netscape.
This information is used to create the public portion of
your Digital ID and can be viewed by recipients of your Digital ID. Please complete all of
the fields. Only your e-mail address is verified by Entropia. Please use only the English
alphabet with no accented characters.
|First Name and Middle Initial (or
||Examples: Mary, Jane Q
(no punctuation please)
||Examples: Doe, Smith, Public
address in Digital ID?
|Including your e-mail address in your
ID allows you to use your ID for secure e-mail (S/MIME).
Step 2: Choose a Challenge Phrase
The challenge phrase is a word or phrase you will
use if you need to revoke (cancel) or replace your Digital ID. Choose a word or phrase
that you will remember, but would be unfamiliar to anyone attempting to impersonate you.
Make sure you remember your Challenge Phrase! If you write it down, be sure to store it in
a safe place. Without your challenge phrase, Entropia cannot revoke your Digital ID if
it is compromised or lost.
Please do not include any punctuation in your challenge
phrase, but spaces are ok.
Step 3: Choose Full Service Class 2
A full service Entropia Digital ID comes with
- Send and receive secure e-mail (via S/MIME)
- Replaces passwords and enables one-step registration at
- Free replacement and revocation of your Digital ID should
it be lost or corrupted
|I have selected a free fully-operational
Entropia Digital ID.
pay for this service, but want a free Entropia Digital ID anyway.
Read (unimplemented) CPS
|If you agree to be bound by the Subscriber
Agreement, click Generate Key and Send Request to send your Digital ID request to
Your web browser will prompt you
to set up a password to protect the private key associated with your Digital ID. Your
private key is your unique electronic signature (stored securely on your computer) that is
used to create your Digital ID and to encrypt/decrypt messages or files
encrypted/decrypted with the public portion (public key) of your Digital ID. Your
private key and password are stored on your computer and are not transmitted to Entropia.
If you do not agree to be bound by the Subscriber
Agreement, click the Decline button.
Optional: Choose Your Encryption Strength
The security of your Digital ID depends on the size of
the "key" you choose. Larger keys are more secure. If you use the standard
version of Netscape Navigator or Communicator, choose 512 from the list below. If you use
the US-only version, you can choose 768 or 1024 for greater security.