IETF 88 – Pervasive Surveillance
This post was originally published on the CA Security Council blog. Internet Surveillance The big news at IETF 88 in Vancouver was the technical plenary on Hardening the Internet which discussed the issue of pervasive surveillance. Pervasive surveillance is a mass surveillance of an entire or a substantial fraction of a population. The surveillance is usually [Read More...]
IETF 86 – Web PKI Working Group
At the IETF 86 meeting in Orlando last week, there was a working group meeting discussing the operations of the Web PKI. At the previous IETF 85 meeting a birds-of-a-feather was held to discuss the purpose of having such a group.
SSL – Privacy, Integrity, Authenticity
I was recently reminded by a couple of security researchers that SSL provides privacy, integrity and authenticity.
Web PKI Birds of a Feather
At the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) 85 conference, there was a Birds of a Feather (BoF) meeting on Web PKI operations.
Entrust withdraws from CA/B Forum
Entrust has a long history with the CA/Browser Forum. We are one of its founding members, and have worked closely with it since its founding. Sadly, we have had to leave the Forum along with nearly 40% of its membership including other companies such as IdenTrust, Network Solutions, RIM, RSA and T-Systems. Even worse, this [Read More...]