Weekly / 17 July 1999 / David Bicknell
in the Lloyd's of London insurance market have turned to public
key infrastructure technologies to improve its e-mail security.
marks the first major business-to-business application for
the digital certificate-based technology, which has confused
some users and disappointed some early adopters.
some high-profile adopters, such as Canada's ScotiaBank, have
successfully implemented the technologies, other users who
have spent large sums on public key infrastructures have still
to exploit it fully.
is a major concern, with a string of suppliers still to deliver
real solutions. The problem, according to some users at the
recent ICX conference in Dublin, is already hampering the
development of e-commerce.
public key infrastructure consultancy, Trustis, has now insisted
it only wants to work with suppliers that are committed to
company has already isolated vendors it feels it can work
with, including Entegrity Solutions, Xcert, and GTE Cybertrust
and iD2 Technologies.