Elliptic Curve Cryptography (ECC) Cipher Suites for Transport Layer Security (TLS), May 2006
- Canonical URL:
- File formats:
- Obsoleted by:
- RFC 8422
- Updated by:
- RFC 5246, RFC 7027, RFC 7919
- S. Blake-Wilson
- tls (sec)
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This document describes new key exchange algorithms based on Elliptic Curve Cryptography (ECC) for the Transport Layer Security (TLS) protocol. In particular, it specifies the use of Elliptic Curve Diffie-Hellman (ECDH) key agreement in a TLS handshake and the use of Elliptic Curve Digital Signature Algorithm (ECDSA) as a new authentication mechanism. This memo provides information for the Internet community.
For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.
For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.