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[Discuss] free SSL certs from the EFF

...but complete security is a fairy tale...

<ducks away quickly>
Steven Santos
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On Tue, Nov 25, 2014 at 1:40 PM, Derek Martin <invalid at> wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 25, 2014 at 10:15:51AM -0500, Richard Pieri wrote:
>> On 11/25/2014 6:28 AM, Edward Ned Harvey (blu) wrote:
>> >Based on my understanding of DNSSEC, it doesn't add security except
>> >in esoteric edge cases.
>> DNSSEC exists to solve one problem: cache poisoning. It does so by
>> digitally signing entire zones. That's not security; it's
>> authenticity.
> Authentication is one aspect of security (it is famously one of the
> three A's of security, the other two being authorization and
> auditability), so sure, yes, it is security.  It is not COMPLETE
> security... but complete security is a fairy tale.
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