Security is the cornerstone of the EPO's online services. Services used with a smart card have some or all of the following security features:
These security features are implemented using the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol and smart cards (security tokens) adopting Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) technology.
These online services are provided with a VeriSign Global Server Certificate, so a minimum level of 128-bit SSL encryption is automatically ensured for both US and international versions of Firefox and Internet Explorer.
Some products and services can be accessed with a username and password.
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