The Boon and Bane of Cross-Signing: Shedding Light on a Common Practice in Public Key Infrastructures

Jens Hiller
Jens Hiller
Oliver Hohlfeld
Oliver Hohlfeld

CCS '20: 2020 ACM SIGSAC Conference on Computer and Communications Security Virtual Event USA November, 2020, pp. 1289-1306, 2020.

Cited by: 0|Bibtex|Views0|DOI:https://doi.org/10.1145/3372297.3423345
EI
Other Links: arxiv.org|dl.acm.org|academic.microsoft.com

Abstract:

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

Code:

Data:

Full Text
Your rating :
0

 

Tags
Comments