Digital certificates are not yet widely deployed, but companies are betting that won't be true much longer. So-called public key systems are making news at the annual RSA Data Security conference, but a new crypto-cracking contest underscores the complications the industry faces.
Record set in cracking 56-bit crypto
A joint effort between the Electronic Frontier Foundation and Distibuted.Net cracks the DES algorithm in less than 23 hours.
Digital certificates move ahead
Digital certificates for the mainstream
VerSecure gets U.S. approval
Netscape updates directory, security
Security show highlights trends