[rfc-dist] RFC 5289 on TLS Elliptic Curve Cipher Suites with SHA-256/384 and AES Galois Counter Mode (GCM)
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Title: TLS Elliptic Curve Cipher Suites
with SHA-256/384 and AES Galois Counter
Author: E. Rescorla
Date: August 2008
Mailbox: ekr at rtfm.com
I-D Tag: draft-ietf-tls-ecc-new-mac-07.txt
RFC 4492 describes elliptic curve cipher suites for Transport Layer
Security (TLS). However, all those cipher suites use HMAC-SHA-1 as
their Message Authentication Code (MAC) algorithm. This document
describes sixteen new cipher suites for TLS that specify stronger MAC
algorithms. Eight use Hashed Message Authentication Code (HMAC) with
SHA-256 or SHA-384, and eight use AES in Galois Counter Mode (GCM).
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