A Solution to Open Standard of PKI

Qi He, Katia Sycara, and Zhongmin Su
ACISP '98, February, 1998.


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Abstract
PKI (Public Key Infrastructure) is fundamental for many security applications on the network. However, there are so many di erent kinds of PKI at current stage and they are not compatible. To solve the problem, we propose to implement the authority of authentication veri cation service systems as personal autonomous software agents, called security agents. In this paper, we introduce its concept and architecture, as well as its communication language, which is needed for public key management and secure communications among security agents and application agents.

Keywords
security, PKI (Public Key Infrastructure), authentication, agent architecture, KQML, interoperability

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Text Reference
Qi He, Katia Sycara, and Zhongmin Su, "A Solution to Open Standard of PKI," ACISP '98, February, 1998.

BibTeX Reference
@inproceedings{He_1998_1012,
   author = "Qi He and Katia Sycara and Zhongmin Su",
   title = "A Solution to Open Standard of PKI",
   booktitle = "ACISP '98",
   month = "February",
   year = "1998",
}