[ic] Is PGP necessary if using SSL?

Cameron G ritontor at icenet.com.au
Mon Oct 27 01:10:31 EST 2003


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> Subject: [ic] Is PGP necessary if using SSL?
> Hello list members,
> I've built some catalogs for people who wanted to process 
> credit card orders offline.  So I setup PGP encryption for 
> the catalog so the credit card numbers are encrypted in the 
> Emails sent to the Client after an order is placed.
> Now I'm building a catalog in which the client wants to use 
> AuthorizeNet.
> He's opened an account with them.
> I've added a secure certificate to the client's domain 
> (GeoTrust through
> Rackshack.net: 
> http://www.ev1servers.net/english/quickssldetails.asp - $25).
> My question:  do I still need to install PGP encryption for 
> my client's catalog if he will no longer need to decrypt 
> credit card orders sent by Email?  This is new for me, and I 
> am only guessing that PGP might conflict with AuthorizeNet 
> when the order is placed.

Short answer: Yes. 

Long answer: Maybe not, but it'll be easier if you don't fight the system.
Just install it and save yourself the hassle. It really isn't that hard.

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