September 5, 2001

In PKI we trust?

Author: JT Smith

LinuxSecurity: "When PKIs hit the streets a few years ago, a media frenzy ensued -- remember 1999, the year of the public-key infrastructure? Now it's the morning
after, and we've gotten a dose of reality when it comes to the cost and complexity of rolling out a PKI. But one thing remains constant: Positive
authentication is vital for doing business regardless of whether you're express-mailing paper contracts and purchase orders or sending those documents
electronically. A PKI offers a way to transmit data securely over insecure networks, extending user credentials across an enterprise or to extranet


  • Linux
Click Here!