Class 2 Digital Signature Certificate - INDIVIDUAL USER
Message encryption provides confidentiality. Allows users to encrypt document with the public key which can be decrypted only with the corresponding private key. To put it in simple terms when encrypting, you use their public key to write message and recipient uses their private key to read it. One of the most secure way protecting confidential documents.
Message signing binds the identity of the message source to this message. It ensures data integrity, message authentication, and non-repudiation altogether. When signing, you use your private key to write message's signature, and they use your public key to check if it's really yours..
Class 2 Individual Encryption Certificate one can encrypt & decrypt the files. Encryption Certificate is basically to intact the integrity of file during transaction. The encryption key pair is used by the subscriber for receiving encrypted messages which is encrypted using subscriber’s public key. Class 2 Individual User Combo DSC is acceptable on some limited e-Tendering / e-Procurement Websites in India.