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6th Annual PKI R&D Workshop "Applications-Driven PKI" Proceedings



William T. Polk, Kent Seamons


NIST hosted the sixth Annual Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) Research Workshop on April 17-19, 2007. The two and a half day event brought together PKI experts from academia, industry, and government had a particular interest in novel approaches to simplifying the use and management of X.509 digital certificates, both within and across enterprises. This proceedings includes the 9 refereed papers, and captures the essence of the keynote, four panels and interaction at the workshop. The workshop also included a birds-of-a-feather session and an informal rump session. Attendees included presenters from the USA, Canada, Brazil, Czech Republic, Israel, Japan, Singapore, Uganda, UK, and Japan. Due to the success of this event, a seventh workshop is planned for Spring 2008.
NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR) - 7427
Report Number


authentication, Certificate Authority (CA), interoperability, Public Key Cryptography (PKC), Public Key Infrastructure (PKI), security, signatures, validation


Polk, W. and Seamons, K. (2007), 6th Annual PKI R&D Workshop "Applications-Driven PKI" Proceedings, NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], (Accessed June 21, 2024)


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Created September 13, 2007, Updated January 27, 2020