[rfc-dist] RFC 4492 on Elliptic Curve Cryptography (ECC) Cipher Suites for Transport Layer Security (TLS)

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        RFC 4492

        Title:      Elliptic Curve Cryptography (ECC) Cipher 
                    Suites for Transport Layer Security (TLS) 
        Author:     S. Blake-Wilson, N. Bolyard,
                    V. Gupta, C. Hawk,
                    B. Moeller
        Status:     Informational
        Date:       May 2006
        Mailbox:    sblakewilson at safenet-inc.com, 
                    nelson at bolyard.com, 
                    vipul.gupta at sun.com,  chris at corriente.net, 
                    bodo at openssl.org
        Pages:      35
        Characters: 72231
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:   None

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-tls-ecc-12.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc4492.txt

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.

This document is a product of the Transport Layer Security
Working Group of the IETF.


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