Using WebDAV for Improved Certificate Revocation and Publication

Chadwick, David and Anthony, Sean (2007) Using WebDAV for Improved Certificate Revocation and Publication. In: LNCS 4582. Public Key Infrastructure, Proceedings of 4th European PKI Workshop, Palma de Mallorca, Spain, Jun 28-30, 2007, Palma de Mallorca, SPAIN. (Full text available)

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Abstract

There are several problems associated with the current ways that certificates are published and revoked. This paper discusses these problems, and then proposes a solution based on the use of WebDAV, an enhancement to the HTTP protocol. The proposed solution provides instant certificate revocation, minimizes the processing costs of the certificate issuer and relying party, and eases the administrative burden of publishing certificates and certificate revocation lists (CRLs).

Item Type: Conference or workshop item (Paper)
Uncontrolled keywords: revocation, CRLs, LDAP, HTPP, WebDAV
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics (inc Computing science) > QA 76 Software, computer programming,
Divisions: Faculties > Science Technology and Medical Studies > School of Computing > Security Group
Depositing User: Mark Wheadon
Date Deposited: 29 Mar 2010 12:09
Last Modified: 06 Sep 2011 04:51
Resource URI: http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/23995 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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