Tag Archives: S/MIME

PKI – is there a better way?

1 Mar

PKI is a technology that has stood the test of time, but it is let down by high running costs and poor implementation.
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S/MIME Re-trial

8 Nov

In the blog S/MIME on Trial in 2013, I outlined some challenges using S/MIME to send secure email.

I also posed the question, was I confident the issues would be solved in a 3-5 year timeframe?

Well, here we are 3 years later, let’s take a look.   Continue reading

The Secure Internet of Things

2 Jun

The Internet of Things (IoT) is big news at the moment, being used as a title for just about everything that interacts with the internet, be it man or machine. In some areas the commentary is just starting to recognise that security and privacy are issues. And as you expect, various players are putting forward their solutions. Continue reading

S/MIME on Trial

17 Oct

For the last 3 months I have, by default, digitally signed my email. Well that was the plan…

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CRLs are a critical part of security infrastructure – oh dear!

3 Sep

In the article “why has encrypted email not taken off” I looked at some of the barriers to the widespread adoption of secure email. Certificate revocation was one factor discussed.

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