[rfc-dist] RFC 6403 on Suite B Profile of Certificate Management over CMS

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        RFC 6403

        Title:      Suite B Profile of Certificate 
                    Management over CMS 
        Author:     L. Zieglar, S. Turner,
                    M. Peck
        Status:     Informational
        Stream:     IETF
        Date:       November 2011
        Mailbox:    llziegl at tycho.ncsc.mil, 
                    turners at ieca.com, 
                    mpeck at alumni.virginia.edu
        Pages:      16
        Characters: 36631
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:   None

        I-D Tag:    draft-turner-suiteb-cmc-03.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc6403.txt

The United States government has published guidelines for "NSA Suite B
Cryptography", which defines cryptographic algorithm policy for
national security applications.  This document specifies a profile of
the Certificate Management over CMS (CMC) protocol for managing Suite B
X.509 public key certificates.  This profile is a refinement of RFCs
5272, 5273, and 5274.  This document is not an Internet Standards Track 
specification; it is published for informational purposes.

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