Wednesday, August 18, 2010

I Got Interested in Web Authentication and Security

Lately there have been some interesting developments in the fundamental structure of web security, and I've gotten involved in discussing how they are coming together. I did a post earlier this year on "Web Security Trust Models", and recently added an update called "A Major Internet Milestone: DNSSEC and SSL." This whole topic area is a fascinating convergence of technology and policy. If you want to geek out, here are a few good links:

[Update: oops, forgot to mention that I got a quote in the NYT. It's actually an awful quote... I sound like a valley girl ("This is, like, totally important, you know?"). Other than that, the gray lady got the story right.]