HTTP Security Working Group

Tim Berners-Lee, TBA
Security Area Director:
Jeffrey Schiller <>


A Birds of a Feather meeting was held at the 31st IETF in San Jose to see what support there was for setting up a separate WG

A charter is being drawn up and will be reviewed at the next IETF meeting in April


The Secure HyperText Transfer Protocol
EIT have released a second Internet Draft.
The Secure Socket Layer (SSL) Protocol
Netscape have revised the specification, but it has yet to be released as an Internet Draft.
Simple MD5
This is an authentication mechanism proposed by Spyglass and based on one-way functions.
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