A Certified E-Mail Protocol with No Trusted Third Party

J. Riordan and B. Schneier

13th Annual Computer Security Applications Conference, ACM Press, December 1998, to appear

ABSTRACT: Protocols to facilitate secure electronic delivery are necessary if the Internet is to achieve its true potential as a business communications tool. We present a protocol for secure e-mail that protects both the sender and the receiver, and can be implemented using current e-mail products and existing Internet infrastructure.

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