This paper discusses the importance of a unique digital certificate for the world wide use of public-key infrastruc- ture and the impact such a unique digital certificate will have on the players. First, the basic concepts of public-key infrastructure are presented. Special interest is put on the concepts important for the use of identity-based digital certificates. Then, an overview of the Austrian situation in the international context is given and the key factors for the success of digital certificates are presented.
Fritscher, Michael, "Towards A Unique World-wide Digital Certificate" (1999). AMCIS 1999 Proceedings. 150.