Determine if a certificate is valid
Click Certificates in the Category list, then double-click the certificate you want to evaluate.
Choose Keychain Access > Certificate Assistant > Evaluate [certificate name].
Select a trust policy:
To evaluate an email certificate, select S/MIME, then type the email address of the sender.
To evaluate a web server, select SSL (Secure Sockets Layer), then enter the host server’s URL. To ask the host for the certificates, select Ask Host For Certificates.
To evaluate other types of certificates, select Generic.
To view the information about a certificate’s digital signature, select Code Signing.
For an explanation about certificates and trust policies, click Learn More.