your personal on key ensures you own your data – no one else!
keeping control over your personal data is paramount, especially as we start to realise the power that the Internet of Things ideal brings, who do you want accessing your systems – your data?
part of your on credentials consists of a personal certificate, which has a public and private key tightly linked with your password and biometrics with no repetition of information
anything can be encrypted with your public key (by anyone – it is public!), but then it can only be decrypted by your private key (which only you have – as it is your private key!)