Insights and Outlooks from the Digital Identity Market Leader

Ted Shorter

Ted Shorter
Ted Shorter is the Chief Technology Officer & Co-founder of Keyfactor. Responsible for Keyfactor's Intellectual Property development efforts, he helps align Keyfactor's security focus with the changing security landscape.

Recent Posts

May 18, 2017 8:49:05 AM
As CTO at Certified Security Solutions, I’ve been asked the question more and more lately, “how will Blockchain impact PKI?”   There’s so much mysticism around Blockchain technology today that it can become difficult to separate t [...]
Mar 27, 2017 4:17:51 PM
Despite the documented shortcomings of the Simple Certificate Enrollment Protocol (SCEP), it is still in widespread use today. This is in large part due to the lack of better options when it comes to certificate enrollment – espec [...]
Oct 28, 2016 8:56:44 AM
Blockchain Unblocked - What it is and what it is not Blockchain technology has become a topic of major discussion in the past year or two.  There’s no question that the technology holds significant promise for the future… and it’s [...]
Oct 14, 2016 12:39:36 PM
Yesterday (October 13, 2016), certain segments of the Public Key Infrastructue (PKI) world were spun into a frenzy, when a GlobalSign CA certificate appeared to have been revoked.  Clearly, revoking a CA certificate is a significa [...]
Jun 9, 2016 1:56:24 PM
Jay Thoden van Velzen from SAP recently published a very interesting blog describing the use of certificate metadata as a mechanism to enhance IoT authentication.  We wholeheartedly agree with the approach.  CSS’ VerdeTTo solution [...]
Apr 4, 2014 3:20:46 AM
In the 12+ years that CSS has been helping organizations deploy Public Key Infrastructures, we frequently run into situations where PKI components are already present in the environment. Often it’s an older PKI that someone new to [...]