[rfc-dist] RFC 5869 on HMAC-based Extract-and-Expand Key Derivation Function (HKDF)

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        RFC 5869

        Title:      HMAC-based Extract-and-Expand Key Derivation Function 
                    (HKDF) 
        Author:     H. Krawczyk, P. Eronen
        Status:     Informational
        Stream:     IETF
        Date:       May 2010
        Mailbox:    hugokraw at us.ibm.com, 
                    pasi.eronen at nokia.com
        Pages:      14
        Characters: 25854
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:   None

        I-D Tag:    draft-krawczyk-hkdf-01.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc5869.txt

This document specifies a simple Hashed Message Authentication Code
(HMAC)-based key derivation function (HKDF), which can be used as a
building block in various protocols and applications.  The key
derivation function (KDF) is intended to support a wide range of
applications and requirements, and is conservative in its use of
cryptographic hash functions.  This document is not an Internet 
Standards Track specification; it is published for informational 
purposes.


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