TCS personal certificates are used to secure e-mail and to authenticate to access network services. CESNET publishes them within the project Trusted Certificate Service. Currently, the issuer of these certificates is Sectigo. By default, most common e-mail clients trust its root certificates. TCS personal certificates are available to users of organizations included in the national academic federation of identities eduID.cz through a federated web portal.
Personal (non-grid) TCS certificates are personal certificates that can be used to secure e-mail. Certificates contain the user's name, the name of their home organization, the unique identifier of the user assigned by their home organization, and email addresses verified by the home organization. Their validity is three years. They are issued by TERENA Personal CA 4. !!
Due to problems on the part of the supplier, TCS grid certificates cannot be issued. This situation is unlikely to improve in the future. The text below is therefore for information only. If you require a certificate for grid purposes, use a certificate from CESNET CA 4.
Personal Science (grid) TCS certificates are personal certificates usable for authentication in grid infrastructures and for securing electronic mail. Access to these certificates is possible only at the request of organizations, they are not provided by default. Certificates contain the user's name, the name of their home organization, the unique identifier of the user assigned by their home organization, and email addresses verified by the home organization. Today we are not offering them.