Simple Public Key Trust Alternatives

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Author Leif Johansson 
Last updated 2009-07-06
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This document describes often used patterns for establishing technical trust for public key-based security architectures other than traditional PKIX-based public key infrastructure. The intent is that this document be useful as a reference for protocol specification authors who use technology like PKIX, PGP or S/MIME as part of their protocols.


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