Fifth International World Wide Web Conference
May 6-10, 1996, Paris, France
Friday 10 May, 1996 - 15:30-17:00
Alan Kotok, Digital Equipment Corporation
Today's Web, even when enhanced by confidential channels, does not
offer many assurances of good faith, good content, or even proof of
authorship. A panel of key players from W3C, NCSA, Microsoft, and OSF
will discuss what steps are being taken toward building digital
signatures, trusted assertions, and increased privacy into the Web
infrastructure. Particular topics will include:
- Secure Channels: Developing a Secure Transport Layer Protocol (STLP).
- Proving Identity: How can the White House sign its press releases?
How can consumers sign their tax returns?
- Credentialing: How can someone certify that this applet is safe,
or that a page is suitable for 8-year-olds?
- Barb Fox <email@example.com>: STLP
- Adam Cain <firstname.lastname@example.org>: Signatures on the Web
- Stephen Lewontin <email@example.com>: OSF's work on DCE-Web
- Rohit Khare <firstname.lastname@example.org>: W3C's latest efforts in security
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Created: 22 April 1996
Last updated: 8 May 1996