BCP 72

RFC 3552

Guidelines for Writing RFC Text on Security Considerations, July 2003

Canonical URL:
https://www.rfc-editor.org/bcp/bcp72.txt
File formats:
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Status:
BEST CURRENT PRACTICE
Authors:
E. Rescorla
B. Korver
Stream:
IAB

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Abstract

All RFCs are required to have a Security Considerations section. Historically, such sections have been relatively weak. This document provides guidelines to RFC authors on how to write a good Security Considerations section. This document specifies an Internet Best Current Practices for the Internet Community, and requests discussion and suggestions for improvements.


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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