What is the point of encryption if you don’t know who for?

    Date30 May 2005
    Posted ByBenjamin D. Thomas
    Dr. Walter, Head of Cryptography for Comodo Inc. and chair of the Trusted Computing Group (TCG) Peripheral Working Group, has clarified the relationship between encryption and authentication. The blurred definition to date has split the Certificate Authority industry into two groups. Authorities such as Comodo and VeriSign compete head to head, to deliver high assurance digital certificates whilst other groups concentrate on the low assurance market.

    Dr. Walter’s white paper clarifies that domain only validation without entity authentication is literally “worthless

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