Re: [Trans] defining "mis-issuance"

Rob Stradling <rob.stradling@comodo.com> Thu, 02 October 2014 14:51 UTC

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On 01/10/14 16:45, Peter Bowen wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 1, 2014 at 8:32 AM, Rob Stradling <rob.stradling@comodo.com> wrote:
>> The "ability to provide immediate feedback to CAs that are issuing
>> syntactically malformed certs" sounds like a nice idea, but surely this
>> could be implemented as a stand-alone application or web service?
>> Why would you want it to be an intrinsic part of CT?
>
> This feels like an interesting feature for CT log hosts.  An
> additional API that allows subscribing to the "firehose" of all log
> entries as they happen.

Hi Peter.

Are you suggesting making something like [1] an integral part of log 
servers, rather than an optional/separate service?


[1] 
https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/certificate-transparency/h4quw0htujs


> I wonder how many certificates per second Comodo is issuing these days with
> the CloudFlare annoucement...

Let's just say that our systems have been unusually busy this week.  :-)

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Rob Stradling
Senior Research & Development Scientist
COMODO - Creating Trust Online