Architecture for Public-Key Infrastructure

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Last updated 1996-11-15
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This document describes Requirements and an Architecture for Public-Key Infrastructure components, identifies which elements of the architecture should (in the opinion of the authors) be standardized, and identifies candidate interface and protocol specifications which might serve as base documents for the standardization effort.


Bob Blakley (

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