Expanding Use of PKI in Variety of Devices Holds Challenges

One of the longest running jokes in the security industry is that each coming year finally will be The Year of PKI. While that one huge year never materialized, the use of PKI and digital certificates has become an integral part of how the Internet works today. But there are some challenges on the horizon that will need some innovative solutions.

PKI was developed at a time when having digital certificates in TVs and cars would have seemed absurd. But it’s no longer just Web servers, mail servers and the core network infrastructure that’s in play. Now, the range of devices that use digital certificates includes WiFi routers, mobile devices and many others.

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