07461250 is referenced by 182 patents and cites 33 patents.

In an embodiment of a system and method according to the present invention, a chain of one or more certificates certifying a principal's public key is exchanged for a single substitute certificate. The substitute certificate is used as a replacement for the certificate chain. The substitute certificate is useful for authentication of the principal. In one embodiment, an authentication server exchanges the certificates. The substitute certificate is signed by the authentication server and used for authentication and communication with principals that have knowledge of and trust the authentication server. In one embodiment the substitute certificate also includes the principal's access information.

Title
System and method for certificate exchange
Application Number
9/359205
Publication Number
7461250 (B1)
Application Date
July 22, 1999
Publication Date
December 2, 2008
Inventor
Peter Röstin
Tyresö
SE
William M Duane
Westford
MA, US
Agent
BainwoodHuang
Assignee
RSA Security
MA, US
IPC
H04L 9/32
H04L 9/00
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