[rfc-dist] RFC 6239 on Suite B Cryptographic Suites for Secure Shell (SSH)

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        RFC 6239

        Title:      Suite B Cryptographic Suites for 
                    Secure Shell (SSH) 
        Author:     K. Igoe
        Status:     Informational
        Stream:     IETF
        Date:       May 2011
        Mailbox:    kmigoe at nsa.gov
        Pages:      14
        Characters: 28990
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:   None

        I-D Tag:    draft-igoe-secsh-suiteb-06.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc6239.txt

This document describes the architecture of a Suite B compliant
implementation of the Secure Shell Transport Layer Protocol and the
Secure Shell Authentication Protocol.  Suite B Secure Shell makes use
of the elliptic curve Diffie-Hellman (ECDH) key agreement, the elliptic
curve digital signature algorithm (ECDSA), the Advanced Encryption
Standard running in Galois/Counter Mode (AES-GCM), two members of the
SHA-2 family of hashes (SHA-256 and SHA-384), and X.509
certificates.  This document is not an Internet Standards Track 
specification; it is published for informational purposes.


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