Christoffer Nilsson MCS-2005:08, pp. 26. TEK/avd. för interaktion och systemdesign, 2005.
According to numerous sources, computer security can be explained as; how to address the three major aspects, namely Confidentiality, Integrity and Availability. Public-key infrastructure is a certificate based technology used to accomplish these aspects over a network. One major concern involving PKIs is the way they handle revocation of invalid certificates. The proposed solution will make revocation more secure; validation will be handled completely by the certificate authority, and revokes will be instant, without use of certificate revocation lists.