User-centric PKI

  title={User-centric PKI},
  author={Radia J. Perlman and Charlie Kaufman},
The goal of supporting Single Sign-On to the Web has proven elusive. A number of solutions have been proposed -- and some have even been deployed -- but the capability remains unavailable to most users and the solutions deployed raise concerns for both convenience and security. In this paper, we enumerate desirable attributes in a scheme for authenticating from an Internet browser to a web site and the authorization that follows. We categorize the currently deployed or advocated approaches… CONTINUE READING