PKI: Be Careful What You Wish For

    Date06 May 2000
    CategoryCryptography
    4034
    Posted ByAnthony Pell
    For years now, the IT industry has anxiously anticipated the arrival of the public-key infrastructure (PKI), a magical technology that would, in one fell swoop, solve the problems of authentication, confidentiality and single sign-on for the corporate world. Businesses continue . . . For years now, the IT industry has anxiously anticipated the arrival of the public-key infrastructure (PKI), a magical technology that would, in one fell swoop, solve the problems of authentication, confidentiality and single sign-on for the corporate world. Businesses continue to line up in droves to get a taste of this magic elixir. International Data Corp. (IDC), an industry research firm, predicts that PKI sales will top $1.2 billion worldwide by 2003, up from a mere $125 million in 1998. Market analysis firm Datamonitor is even more optimistic, projecting $3.5 billion in total U.S. and European revenues from PKI products and services by 2003.
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