This paper provides a survey of public-key certificates used for TLS.
To verify a web site’s identity, a browser uses a copy of the public key used by the authority that created the web site’s certificate.
Video notes: cys.me/vid/c13
Video #14 describes how web browsers handle the multitude of certificate authorities used today to sign web server certificates vimeo.com/208879048
The previous video describes the digital signature process vimeo.com/208191369
See the entire Cryptosmith series in its album vimeo.com/album/4229550