Chapter 15. Wireless Public Key Infrastructure


  • Public Key Cryptography

  • Digital Signatures

  • Certificate Authorities

  • Wireless PKI Implementation

  • Transaction Confirmation

  • Integrity of User Identities

  • Third-Party Services


Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) is a system of digital certificates, certification authorities, and other registration authorities that verify and authenticate the validity of each party involved in an electronic transaction through the use of public key cryptography.

The advantages of PKI include the following:

  • Encryption

  • Tamper detection

  • Authentication

  • Nonrepudiation

In this chapter, we'll review PKI and address its nascent implementation in wireless.

Maximum Wireless Security
Maximum Wireless Security
ISBN: 0672324881
EAN: 2147483647
Year: 2002
Pages: 171

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