[rfc-dist] RFC 5409 on Using the Boneh-Franklin and Boneh-Boyen Identity-Based Encryption Algorithms with the Cryptographic Message Syntax (CMS)

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        RFC 5409

        Title:      Using the Boneh-Franklin and Boneh-Boyen 
                    Identity-Based Encryption Algorithms with the Cryptographic 
                    Message Syntax (CMS) 
        Author:     L. Martin, M. Schertler
        Status:     Informational
        Date:       January 2009
        Mailbox:    martin at voltage.com, 
                    mschertler at us.axway.com
        Pages:      13
        Characters: 25481
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:   None

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-smime-bfibecms-10.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc5409.txt

This document describes the conventions for using the Boneh-Franklin
(BF) and Boneh-Boyen (BB1) identity-based encryption algorithms in the
Cryptographic Message Syntax (CMS) to encrypt content-encryption keys.
Object identifiers and the convention for encoding a recipient's
identity are also defined.  This memo provides information for the 
Internet community.

This document is a product of the S/MIME Mail Security Working Group of the IETF.


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