[rfc-dist] RFC 6160 on Algorithms for Cryptographic Message Syntax (CMS) Protection of Symmetric Key Package Content Types

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        RFC 6160

        Title:      Algorithms for Cryptographic Message Syntax 
                    (CMS) Protection of Symmetric Key Package 
                    Content Types 
        Author:     S. Turner
        Status:     Standards Track
        Stream:     IETF
        Date:       April 2011
        Mailbox:    turners at ieca.com
        Pages:      5
        Characters: 10115
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:   None

        I-D Tag:    draft-turner-cms-symmetrickeypackage-algs-00.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc6160.txt

This document describes the conventions for using several
cryptographic algorithms with the Cryptographic Message Syntax (CMS)
to protect the symmetric key package content type.  Specifically, it
includes conventions necessary to implement SignedData,
EnvelopedData, EncryptedData, and AuthEnvelopedData.  [STANDARDS-TRACK]

This is now a Proposed Standard Protocol.

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