WWW Security and trusted third party services

B. Crispo¹, P. Landrock² and V. Matyas Jr.³

¹ Computer Laboratory - University of Cambridge, UK
² Cryptomathic AS, Denmark
³ Ubilab, UBS AD, Switzerland

Abstract

We provide an overview of major findings from the EC project "TrusteWeb - Security in the WWW, mutual impact of ETS and WWW". While not all the technical details can be discussed here, we review some of the most relevant ones, referring readers to documents on the project webpage for details. Our message after the project is: WWW security has many problems, out of which only some can be solved with the use of TTP services, yet TTPs can greatly benefit from the developments of the WWW, where only secure WWW can provide useful interface and communicatin means for TTP services.

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