[rfc-dist] RFC 6162 on Elliptic Curve Algorithms for Cryptographic Message Syntax (CMS) Asymmetric Key Package Content Type

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        RFC 6162

        Title:      Elliptic Curve Algorithms for Cryptographic 
                    Message Syntax (CMS) Asymmetric Key Package 
                    Content Type 
        Author:     S. Turner
        Status:     Standards Track
        Stream:     IETF
        Date:       April 2011
        Mailbox:    turners at ieca.com
        Pages:      4
        Characters: 6155
        Updates:    RFC5959

        I-D Tag:    draft-turner-akf-algs-update-03.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc6162.txt

This document describes conventions for using Elliptic Curve
cryptographic algorithms with SignedData and EnvelopedData to protect
the AsymmetricKeyPackage content type.  Specifically, it includes
conventions necessary to implement Elliptic Curve Diffie-Hellman
(ECDH) with EnvelopedData and Elliptic Curve Digital Signature
Algorithm (ECDSA) with SignedData.  This document extends RFC 5959.
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