RFC 6655

AES-CCM Cipher Suites for Transport Layer Security (TLS), July 2012

Canonical URL:
https://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc6655.txt
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Status:
PROPOSED STANDARD
Authors:
D. McGrew
D. Bailey
Stream:
IETF
Source:
NON WORKING GROUP

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DOI:  10.17487/RFC6655

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Abstract

This memo describes the use of the Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) in the Counter with Cipher Block Chaining - Message Authentication Code (CBC-MAC) Mode (CCM) of operation within Transport Layer Security (TLS) and Datagram TLS (DTLS) to provide confidentiality and data origin authentication. The AES-CCM algorithm is amenable to compact implementations, making it suitable for constrained environments. [STANDARDS-TRACK]


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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