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Time stamping authority

Aleksander Pejčić (2010) Time stamping authority. EngD thesis.

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    This thesis deals with the field of timestamping, digital signing and cryptography in general. Content is divided into two main parts, first being the overview of standards and technology behind timestamping. The second part deals with trusted timestamping authority as an entity, which offers timestamping services to outside enviroment. The need for this kind of authorities and their purpose is also explained. We present public key infrastructure (PKI) and various cryptographic standards and technologies. The central piece of this thesis is a presentation of RFC 3161 standard that defines the way, technology and data structures that are needed for timestamping any kind of digital document. The shortcomings and limitations of RFC 3161 standard are also presented. We also present multiple ways of offering timestamping services over internet. At the end we present the software for implementing trusted timestamping authority, that was made as a part of this thesis.

    Item Type: Thesis (EngD thesis)
    Keywords: timestamp, trusted timestamp authority, public key infrastructure, cryptography, digital signature, RFC 3161, trust, web service
    Number of Pages: 44
    Language of Content: Slovenian
    Mentor / Comentors:
    Name and SurnameIDFunction
    izr. prof. dr. Denis Trček1121Mentor
    Link to COBISS: http://www.cobiss.si/scripts/cobiss?command=search&base=50070&select=(ID=00007953748)
    Institution: University of Ljubljana
    Department: Faculty of Computer and Information Science
    Item ID: 1168
    Date Deposited: 16 Sep 2010 15:49
    Last Modified: 13 Aug 2011 00:37
    URI: http://eprints.fri.uni-lj.si/id/eprint/1168

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