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TITLE:  DoD Instruction 8520.2, "Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) and Public Key (PK) Enabling," 4/1/2004

SUMMARY:   This Instruction implements policy, assigns responsibilities, and prescribes procedures for developing and implementing a Department-wide Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) and enhancing the security of Department of Defense (DoD) information systems by enabling these systems to use PKI for authentication, digital signatures, and encryption.  It aligns DoD PKI and PK (Public Key)-Enabling activities with DoD Directive 8500.1, as implemented by DoD Instruction 8500.2, and the DoD Common Access Card (CAC) program, as specified by DoD Directive 8190.3. 

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