Implementing Security Solutions for Peer-to-Peer Networks
Chief Technology Officer
Sun Microsystems, Inc.
Given the capricious behavior of P2P networks, we are faced with a new
problems whose solutions may not always fit the current model used to
for example, financial transactions on the internet. In this talk we
first give an overview of the JXTA virtually addressable, P2P network.
will discuss a model, Poblano,
which when instantiated on this network, imposes a "security spectrum"
yielding degrees of trust as a function of the requirements of the
being secured, the users of that application, and a peer's reputation.
Finally, we will show how we implemented Transport Layer Security
using the poblano model.
Gates 4B (opposite 490), 6/4/02, 4:30 PM