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Using WebDAV for Improved Certificate Revocation and Publication

Chadwick, David W. and Anthony, Sean (2007) Using WebDAV for Improved Certificate Revocation and Publication. In: Public Key Infrastructure 4th European PKI Workshop. Lecture Notes in Computer Science . Springer, Berlin, Germany, pp. 265-279. ISBN 978-3-540-73407-9. E-ISBN 978-3-540-73408-6. (doi:10.1007/978-3-540-73408-6_19) (KAR id:23995)

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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: Book section
DOI/Identification number: 10.1007/978-3-540-73408-6_19
Uncontrolled keywords: revocation, CRLs, LDAP, HTPP, WebDAV
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics (inc Computing science) > QA 76 Software, computer programming,
Divisions: Faculties > Sciences > School of Computing > Security Group
Depositing User: Mark Wheadon
Date Deposited: 29 Mar 2010 12:09 UTC
Last Modified: 23 Jan 2020 04:04 UTC
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