The EC Institute for Prospective Technological Studies has published two new studies.
1."Securing Internet Payments - the potential of Public Key Cryptography, Public Key Infrastructure and Digital Signatures". This paper analyses how public key cryptography (PKC), public key infrastructure (PKI) and digital signatures can act as enablers for the deployment of secure Internet payments.
2."ePayment Systems Datebase - Trends and Analyses". This study analyses the evolution of Internet-based payment solutions offered to consumers in Europe. It is based on the observation of 100 electronic payment schemes.
MMR 2002, Heft 8, VII