Feds Seek PKI Bids

A. Padgett Peterson P.E. Information Security PADGETT at hobbes.orl.lmco.com
Mon Aug 11 11:02:33 PDT 1997

>USG published a solicitation today in the CBD for a
>Public Key Infrastructure which outlines the system

>   http://jya.com/pkicbd.htm

Interesting from what is *not* there - any mention of key recovery/key 
escow. Looks like they may finally understand what a Certificate Authority
is (not holding breath). Do not think much of appelations (Classic & Gold)
and suspect they may need more than two but sounds like a good start.


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