Does the GSA USAccess system support certificate suspension? What other status might the certificate be in?

Answer: 

Yes, the GSA USAccess system supports certificate suspension. The suspension for certificates is supported through both the security officer and sponsor roles. A certificate is generally in the active state which is a _valid? certificate. It can also be in an _invalid-suspended? state, meaning that the certificates are currently invalid for usage and are put on the Certification Revocation List (CRL), but can be recovered at a future date. An employee who takes family leave for 10 weeks may have the certificates put in an "invalid-suspended" state while not working. When the individual returns to work, the certificates will be unsuspended by the sponsor and be valid. Another state is _invalid-revoked? which means the sponsor or security officer has deemed your certificates a risk, which is often associated with a termination action. Certificates that are in an "invalid-revoked" state are revoked and unrecoverable.

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