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by Tymoteusz A. Góral

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#757 Apache incubating project promises new Internet security framework
VANCOUVER, BC -- A new incubating project at the Apache Software Foundation (ASF) promises a more secure Internet that doesn't require monolithic trust hierarchies and centralized certificate authorities. And it could eliminate the need for complex passwords, too.

At ApacheCon North America in Vancouver yesterday, telecommunications juggernaut NTT Group, along with its Silicon Valley-based innovation center NTT i3 and cryptography and cybersecurity specialist MIRACL, joined forces to contribute their security and authentication code to a new open source project: Apache Milagro (incubating).

By eliminating the need for a central trust authority and the public key infrastructure (PKI) model built 40 years ago for a client-server world, the new incubating project aims to provide a better framework for blockchain applications, cloud computing services, mobile and containerized developer applications.
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