PKCS #5: Password-Based Cryptography Specification Version 2.1, January 2017
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- RFC 2898
- K. Moriarty, Ed.
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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 document represents a republication of PKCS #5 v2.1 from RSA Laboratories' Public-Key Cryptography Standards (PKCS) series. By publishing this RFC, change control is transferred to the IETF. This document also obsoletes RFC 2898.
For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.
For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.