Symantec Public Key Infrastructure

Secure access to critical information and devices

As devices and cloud services proliferate, effective access control requires a way to authenticate individuals. Public key infrastructure (PKI) technology is the foundation for a wide range of access control systems. We offer PKI products and services backed by decades of experience and our ongoing commitment to security.

Our Products

Certificate Lifecycle Platform

Enable end-to-end information protection, authentication, and secure control for governments and large institutions with PKI.

Managed PKI Service

Power strong authentication and encryption to protect sensitive data through digital certificates managed with cloud-based PKI.

Shared Service Provider PKI: Federal and Non-Federal

Achieve Federal agency compliance with FIPS 201 and HSPD-12 requirements through our highly scalable cloud-based PKI Service.

Stop ID misuse, secure access to Internet of Things

Fraudulent reproduction, misuse of government IDs, and national security breaches require government agencies to apply strong information protection and authentication tactics. The growth of Internet of Things (IoT) devices only heightens the urgency.

Symantec Certificate Lifecycle Platform provides authentication to governments at all levels. Designed for large on-premises configurations, our platform can issue and manage more than 100 million certificates a year, the highest volume and peak load capabilities in the industry.

  • Configure and manage digital certificates securely and reliably
  • Secure communications with IoT devices such as smart meters
  • Facilitate the deployment and use of government initiates

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Manage digital certificates with cloud service

Electronic communication, especially with mobile devices, is now the norm in business. And organizations need a way to authenticate users, restrict access to confidential information, and verify the integrity of sensitive documents and email. With the cloud-based Symantec Managed PKI Service, you can issue, renew, and revoke digital certificates. Use our service to power strong authentication, encryption, and digital signing applications. And around-the-clock monitoring ensures the safety of your PKI keys.

  • Access sensitive data safely, anywhere and from any device
  • Scale easily to accommodate growth
  • Streamline administration with a web-based console

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Gain strong authentication in federal agencies

Homeland Security Presidential Directive 12 (HSPD-12) requires the U.S. federal government to issue all its employees and contractors secure, reliable forms of identification. With Symantec Shared Service Provider PKI: Federal, U.S. agencies have access to a reliable and scalable internet-based infrastructure to help ensure the availability of their critical authentication services.

  • Establish dedicated certification authorities for each agency
  • Remotely authenticate certificate requests
  • Generate private encryption keys and certificates

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Interoperate with all levels of government


State and local governments and contractors often require an enterprise-grade PKI service that is interoperable with the federal government. With Symantec Shared Service Provider PKI: Non-Federal, state and local agencies can issue and manage digital certificates at multiple assurance levels. Because it has the same PKI service federal agencies use, you can interact smoothly with federal government systems.

  • Establish dedicated certification authorities for each agency
  • Remotely authenticate certificate requests
  • Generate private encryption keys and certificates

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