Monthly Archives: June 2006

Vol. 61, n° 5-6, May-June 2006
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Integration of the digital signature in the protocol SSL/TLS


GET/Télécom Paris, LTCI-UMR 5141 CNRS – 46, Rue Barrault, 75013 Paris, France

Abstract SSL/TLS is currently the most deployed security protocol on the Internet. SSL/TLS provides end-to-end secure communications between two entities with authentication and data protection. However, what is missing from the protocol is a way to provide the non-repudiation service. In this paper, we describe a generic implementation of the non-repudiation service as an optional module in the SSL/TLS protocol. This approach provides both parties with evidence that the transaction has taken place and a clear separation with application design and development.» Read the summary

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