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SKIP - 'Simple Key Management Scheme' or 'Security Kernel' for IP

Tzvetan Todorov Drashansky - Purdue University

Oct 27, 1995


This talk will overview a security software product of Sun Microsystems - SKIP (Security Kernel for IP). SKIP allows encription of the entire IP traffic between any two hosts transparently for the upper network layers using "session" keys based on a relatively secure public cryptography scheme. The functionality and part of the architecture of SKIP will be discussed. The speaker will relate to the audience his experience with SKIP as a user while working Sun's Technology Development Department last summer.

Unless otherwise noted, the security seminar is held on Wednesdays at 4:30P.M. STEW G52 (Suite 050B), West Lafayette Campus. More information...


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