The Boon and Bane of Cross-Signing: Shedding Light on a Common Practice in Public Key Infrastructures
CCS '20: 2020 ACM SIGSAC Conference on Computer and Communications Security Virtual Event USA November, 2020, pp. 1289-1306, 2020.
Public Key Infrastructures (PKIs) with their trusted Certificate Authorities (CAs) provide the trust backbone for the Internet: CAs sign certificates which prove the identity of servers, applications, or users. To be trusted by operating systems and browsers, a CA has to undergo lengthy and costly validation processes. Alternatively, trus...More
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