[rfc-dist] RFC 4785 on Pre-Shared Key (PSK) Ciphersuites with NULL Encryption for Transport Layer Security (TLS)

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        RFC 4785

        Title:      Pre-Shared Key (PSK) Ciphersuites with 
                    NULL Encryption for Transport Layer Security 
        Author:     U. Blumenthal, P. Goel
        Status:     Standards Track
        Date:       January 2007
        Mailbox:    urimobile at optonline.net, 
                    Purushottam.Goel at intel.com
        Pages:      5
        Characters: 9550
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:   None

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-tls-psk-null-03.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc4785.txt

This document specifies authentication-only ciphersuites (with no
encryption) for the Pre-Shared Key (PSK) based Transport Layer Security
(TLS) protocol.  These ciphersuites are useful when authentication
and integrity protection is desired, but confidentiality is not
needed or not permitted.  [STANDARDS TRACK]

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

This is now a Proposed Standard Protocol.

STANDARDS TRACK: This document specifies an Internet standards track
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