The Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) was enacted in 2010 to improve transparency and address non-compliance by U.S. taxpayers.
This Act affects U.S. individual taxpayers with certain foreign financial accounts and offshore assets as well as foreign financial institutions with accounts held by U.S. taxpayers or U.S. financial institutions with payments to foreign entities.
Mention PKI or ‘Client Certificates’ to many people and it may well conjure up images of businesses busily protecting and completing their customers’ online transactions, yet such certificates are to be found throughout our daily lives, in any number of flavors; when we sign into a VPN; use a bank card at an ATM, or a card to gain access to a building; within Oyster public transport smart cards, used in central London.
SSL/TLS are protocols used for encrypting information between two points. It is usually between server and client, but there are times when server to server and client to client encryption are needed. This article will focus only on the negotiation between server and client.