Executive Summary: A community member needs to obtain a high-assurance X.509 identity certificate in order to access a service that uses these certificates for authentication.
This use case is fully satisfied by the CILogon service and CILogon's Silver CA. No further effort is required.
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|CILogon||yes||CILogon provides this capability via its Silver CA. Researchers who login to CILogon can obtain an X.509 certificate for use in the web browser or to export for use in other applications. If the researcher logs into CILogon using a suitable identity provider, the X.509 certificate is issued by the Silver CA, which satisfies the use case.|