Who Signs an SSL/TLS Certificate?

Video Notes

RedHat provides an extensive explanation of certificates, what they are, and how they authenticate web sites, servers, clients, or people.

The Linux Documentation Project provides a “how to” about SSL certificates.

Durumeric, Kasten, Bailey, and Halderman presented 2013 results of a large-scale analysis of certificates actively used by SSL/TLS sites.



Vimeo Description

Describes how web browsers handle the multitude of certificate authorities used today to sign web server certificates.

Video notes: cys.me/vid/c14

Video #15 explains intermediate certificate authorities, authority delegation, and the certificate chaining process

The previous video describes public-key certificate validation vimeo.com/208879048

See the entire Cryptosmith series in its album vimeo.com/album/4229550

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