Secure Messaging on the Internet

A book published by Artech House Publishers in the Information Security and Privacy Series

(ISBN 978-1-60807-717-5)

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Rolf Oppliger, Ph.D.
eSECURITY Technologies Rolf Oppliger
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CH-3074 Muri b. Bern, Switzerland

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Aims and Scope

Secure Messaging on the Internet offers a comprehensive understanding of secure Internet messaging, and brings together all the relevant and critical information needed to use OpenPGP and S/MIME-compliant software. It explores the conceptual and technical approaches followed by the developers of both OpenPGP and S/MIME, and gives a thorough treatment of the latest and most-effective technologies for secure messaging. Ideal for security and network managers, as well as professional system and network administrators, this easy-to-understand book is a complete guide to OpenPGP, S/MIME, Web-based and gateway solutions, certified mail, delivery platforms, and instant messaging. It can be used for self-study or to teach classes.

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
  2. Internet Messaging
  3. Cryptographic Techniques
  4. Certificate Management
  5. Secure Messaging
  6. OpenPGP
  7. S/MIME
  8. Web-Based Messaging
  9. Gateway Solutions
  10. Certified Mail
  11. Instant Messaging
  12. Research Challenges and Open Questions
  13. Conclusions and Outlook



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