Re: [rtcweb] SRTP and "marketing"

"Fabio Pietrosanti (naif)" <lists@infosecurity.ch> Thu, 29 March 2012 06:24 UTC

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On 3/29/12 12:31 AM, Jim Barnett wrote:
> Another point is that username/password authentication schemes aren't
> really that secure - it's pretty easy to steal a username and password,
> after all.  So there's not  really a binary
> authenticated/unauthenticated switch.  It's more a matter of degree.  

Why we would like to solve this problem at WebRTC level, while there's a
stockpile of standard, best-practice and future perspective to
authenticate/authorize users over Web secured (TLS) transport?

VoIP for Browser imply that we have a Browser and a Web application
(server & client side javascript).
Imho we should re-use what's already there trying to avoid adding more
complexity.

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