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 +# PKCS
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 +Public Key Cryptography Standards - PKCS - is a collection of public-key cryptography standards.
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 +### PKCS#11
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 +The PKCS #11 standard defines a platform-independent API to cryptographic tokens, typically used for hardware security modules or smart cards.
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 +### PKCS#12
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 +The PKCS#12 standard is a binary format for storing the server certificate,​ intermediate certificates,​ and the private key in one file, a PFX file (usually with th extension `.pfx` and `.p12`).