Monday, February 22, 2010

How Do You Trust On the Web?

Over at Freedom to Tinker, I've done a post outlining different models for web security trust models. This issue intersects with policy because it helps determine who we trust with our communications.

Web Security Trust Models
I will try to lay out the different types of models on a high level, and I encourage corrections or clarifications. It's worth re-stating that what we're talking about is how you as a web user know that who you are talking to is who they claim to be (if they are, then you can be confident that your other security measures like end-to-end encryption are working). (more...)

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