[Dnssec-deployment] New patent application related to DNSSEC
paul.hoffman at vpnc.org
Wed May 23 10:25:16 EDT 2012
"Secure Publishing of Public-Key Certificates", with just one claim:
1. A public-key-certificate publishing system comprising: a client-side publisher component, executed on a client computer system and stored in an electronic memory within the client computer system, that, in response to a client-computer-system event, transmits a create-and-publish request and transmits the create-and-publish request to a publisher component; and a publisher component implemented as a hardware appliance or executed on a computer system, such as a DNSSEC server, the publisher component receiving the create-and-publish request from the client-side publisher component and executing the create-and-publish request by: verifying a mail server associated with the client computer system and a user account managed by the mail server, creating a new public/private key pair, creating and public-key certificate that binds a user of the client computer to the created public key, and transfers the public-key certificate to the DNSSEC for storage in a CERT RR within a ".certs" subdomain of the domain of the mail server.
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