[ppml] Cryptographic Authentication
sandy at tislabs.com
Thu Jun 21 11:40:01 EDT 2007
>However, the Board believes that the use of crypto authentication
>mechanisms is an operational matter and not an Internet number resource
I would say that authentication is not just an operational matter but also
a matter of security policy.
Which immediately brings up the question - what is ARIN's security
policy and where is it documented?
>Instead, the Board has directed staff to implement crypto
>authentication mechanisms (specifically including PGP) on all
>communications concerning the management of Internet number resources
>whenever feasible. It further directed the staff to implement the use of
>PGP as soon as possible.
This is a good thing.
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