14th Annual Computer Security Applications Conference
December 7-11, 1998
Phoenix, Arizona


A Certified E-Mail Protocol with No Trusterd Third Party

J. Riordan & B. Schneier

Protocols to facilitate secure electronic delivery are necessary if the Internet is to achieve its true potential as a business communications tool. We present a protocol for secure e-mail that protects both the sender and the receiver, and can be implemented using current e-mail products and existing Internet infrastructure.