Who do you Trust? The roles of certificates, certification authorities and the IGTF in Grid Computing Prof. Vinod Rebello Instituto de Computação Universidade Federal Fluminense Brazil [email_address] TAGPMA The Americas Grid Policy Management Authority
A talk about PKI - Why me?
User, resource provider and grid operator
Manager of the IGTF approved Brazilian and the Latin American and Caribbean Catch-all Grid Certificate Authorities
EELA-2 Task leader for Grid CAs and Security
Current Chair of the TAGPMA
Former Chair of the IGTF
There is are worlds outside of Grid Computing…
Chair of the Brazilian Educational PMA (ICPEDU)
Brazilian Federal PKI Service
And these worlds are colliding!
The Grid Computing Model Grid/Cloud offering services In this generic model, institutions and businesses own fewer of their own resources. Third parties provide facilities; users get access to services. Businesses themselves can also offer services over the Grid.
What is Grid Security?
The Grid problem is to enable
“ coordinated resource sharing and problem solving in dynamic, multi-institutional virtual organizations .”
From The Anatomy of the Grid
So Grid Security is security to enable VOs.
Security is about risk assessment , not building a perfect system