ERIC Number: EJ618210
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
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Higher Education Partners with the Federal Government for PKI: Both Communities Bring Substantial Expertise and Investment to the Solutions.
PKI for Networked Higher Education Working Group.
Educause Quarterly, v23 n3 p8-9 2000
One barrier to Web-based education is lack of an effective system to identify and authorize involved participants, content, and institutions. PKI (public-key infrastructure) is an emerging technology that can certify the correct identity of each person and communication in Web-based learning. A June 2000 National Science Foundation workshop coordinated PKI development between higher education and the federal government. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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