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by independent companies for a small fee. A digital ID is linked to a specific email address and
cannot be used with other addresses.
To get your own digital ID:
Select Trust Center from the Tools menu to open the Trust Center.
Click Email Security in the list on the left to display the E-mail Security page (see
Click the Get a Digital ID button. Your web browser opens and displays a Microsoft page
listing companies selling digital IDs.
Select the company you want and follow the prompts to register for and pay for your
Using the Trust Center to get a digital ID.
After you complete the ordering process, the issuing company will send you an email containing
instructions for installing the digital ID.
Importing/Exporting Digital IDs
Digital IDs can be provided to you in a file as well as obtained over the Web as described in the
previous section. Your employer may provide you with an ID in a file, and you can also export an
existing ID to a file for backup purposes. These files are password-protected for security reasons.