Defined by the IETF framework as "the statement of practices which a certification authority employs in issuing certificates." _____________________________________________________________________________
A statement issued by a Certifying Authority to specify the practices that the Certifying Authority employs in issuing Digital Signature Certificates.
Document defining in detail the public key certification procedure, its participants and application range of the certficates. Every Certification Authority follows its own CPS. Available through the internet Repository.