Tuesday, December 27, 2016

[33c3 TLDR] Everything you always wanted to know about Certificate Transparency -- Martin Schmiedecker

Martin gave a short review of problems with CAs in recent history and then presented the basics of Certificate Transparency, Google's proposed solution to the problem.

The takeaway message is that Certificate Transparency is great but to make it really effective clients need to check the public logs before accepting a certificate.

Martin tried to introduce the technical concepts but could not go into more detail. For a nice start, watch the Video.

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