[rfc-dist] RFC 6257 on Bundle Security Protocol Specification

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        RFC 6257

        Title:      Bundle Security Protocol Specification 
        Author:     S. Symington, S. Farrell,
                    H. Weiss, P. Lovell
        Status:     Experimental
        Stream:     IRTF
        Date:       May 2011
        Mailbox:    susan at mitre.org, 
                    stephen.farrell at cs.tcd.ie, 
                    howard.weiss at sparta.com,  dtnbsp at gmail.com
        Pages:      60
        Characters: 142509
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:   None

        I-D Tag:    draft-irtf-dtnrg-bundle-security-19.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc6257.txt

This document defines the bundle security protocol, which provides
data integrity and confidentiality services for the Bundle Protocol.
Separate capabilities are provided to protect the bundle payload and
additional data that may be included within the bundle.  We also
describe various security considerations including some policy
options.

This document is a product of the Delay-Tolerant Networking Research
Group and has been reviewed by that group.  No objections to its
publication as an RFC were raised.  This document defines an Experimental 
Protocol for the Internet community.

This document is a product of the IRTF.


EXPERIMENTAL: This memo defines an Experimental Protocol for the
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