[rfc-dist] RFC 5408 on Identity-Based Encryption Architecture and Supporting Data Structures

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        RFC 5408

        Title:      Identity-Based Encryption Architecture and Supporting 
                    Data Structures 
        Author:     G. Appenzeller, L. Martin,
                    M. Schertler
        Status:     Informational
        Date:       January 2009
        Mailbox:    appenz at cs.stanford.edu, 
                    martin at voltage.com, 
                    mschertler at us.axway.com
        Pages:      30
        Characters: 62160
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:   None

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-smime-ibearch-09.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc5408.txt

This document describes the security architecture required to
implement identity-based encryption, a public-key encryption
technology that uses a user's identity as a public key.  It
also defines data structures that can be used to implement the
technology.  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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