Issue No.05 - September/October (2010 vol.14)
Sean Turner , International Electronic Communication Analysts
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MIC.2010.121
S/MIME is the standard, widely available protocol for sending and receiving protected MIME data. It provides authentication, message integrity and non-repudiation of origin (using digital signatures), and data confidentiality (using encryption). Here, the author looks at the collection of standards that make up S/MIME, including its history, protocol, and future.
S/MIME, authentication, message integrity, non-repudiation of origin, digital signatures, data confidentiality, encryption, IETF, Internet
Sean Turner, "Secure/Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions", IEEE Internet Computing, vol.14, no. 5, pp. 82-86, September/October 2010, doi:10.1109/MIC.2010.121