PKCS #5: Password-Based Cryptography Specification Version 2.0, September 2000
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- Obsoleted by:
- RFC 8018
- B. Kaliski
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This document provides recommendations for the implementation of password-based cryptography, covering key derivation functions, encryption schemes, message-authentication schemes, and ASN.1 syntax identifying the techniques. This memo provides information for the Internet community.
For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.
For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.