A matter of trust or is it?
by ArticSoft - Thursday, 21 November 2002.
Who do you know who you are really dealing with when disclosing your personal details over the Internet? How can you ensure the credit card details you submit are to the site you expected? How can you be sure the latest anti-virus, firewall, or operating system software upgrade you install is bona fida? How do you know the link you click on is indeed genuine?

This white paper explains the current methods available for proving the identity of a web site and explains why they fail. It offers an alternative solution to the problem of web site authenticity.

Download the paper in PDF format here.

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