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A WWW based Certification Infrastructure for Secure Open Network Transactions

  • Tomas Gustaysson
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Part of the IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology book series (IFIPAICT)

Abstract

This paper describes the development of a WWW based interface to a Public Key Infrastructure. The WWW interface can be used to provide easy user access to certification functions, as well as automatic on-line functionality for various security enhanced applications. The paper describes the certification system and its use based on the WWW interface.

Keywords

Public Key Infrastructure WWW X.509 PEM CMS 

References

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Copyright information

© IFIP International Federation for Information Processing 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • Tomas Gustaysson
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  1. 1.Department of Computer and SystemSciences Stockholm University & RoyalKistaSweden

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