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ZeroMQ Security: A New Certificate

10.08.2013
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This month, Pieter Hintjens posted another article about the upcoming security features in ZeroMQ.  The new post is about his ideas for a new certificate format, since he doesn't want to use legacy formats like X.509 and PKI standards.

Securing ZeroMQ: Soul of a New Certificate 


Hintjens is collecting requirements and suggestions from the community on his blog and the mailing list right now, so if you have some ideas or opinions, you should share them.  His blog post covers requirements collection for:

  • Syntax vs. Semantics
  • Extensibility
  • Metadata Headers
  • Multilevel Certificates
  • A Standard API
  • Encryption of Secret Keys
  • Certificate Signing
  • Public Infrastructure