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A More Efficient Use of Δ-CRLs



David A. Cooper


Δ-Certificate revocation lists (delta-CRLs) were designed to provide a more efficient way to distribute certificate status information. However, as this paper shows, in some environments, if delta-CRLs are used as was originally intended, the benefits of using delta-CRLs will be minimal if delta-CRLs are used as was originally intended. This paper provides an analysis of delta-CRLs that demonstrates the problems associated with issuing delta-CRLs in the traditional manner. A new, more efficient technique for issuing delta-CRLs, is presented.
Proceedings Title
Security and Privacy, Symposium | 21st | | IEEE
Conference Dates
May 14-17, 2000
Conference Title
IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy


certificate revocation, certificate revocation list, CRL, delta-CRL


Cooper, D. (2000), A More Efficient Use of Δ-CRLs, Security and Privacy, Symposium | 21st | | IEEE, [online], (Accessed April 18, 2024)
Created May 1, 2000, Updated February 17, 2017