[rfc-dist] RFC 7008 on A Description of the KCipher-2 Encryption Algorithm

RFC Editor rfc-editor at rfc-editor.org
Wed Sep 4 08:30:33 PDT 2013

Resending the announcement.  RFC 7008 has been available since it
was originally announced.

On Wed, Aug 28, 2013 at 05:07:22PM -0700, RFC Editor wrote:
> A new Request for Comments is now available in online RFC libraries.
>         RFC 7008
>         Title:      A Description of the KCipher-2 
>                     Encryption Algorithm 
>         Author:     S. Kiyomoto, W. Shin
>         Status:     Informational
>         Stream:     Independent
>         Date:       August 2013
>         Mailbox:    kiyomoto at kddilabs.jp, 
>                     ohpato at hanmail.net
>         Pages:      37
>         Characters: 71051
>         Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:   None
>         I-D Tag:    draft-kiyomoto-kcipher2-09.txt
>         URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc7008.txt
> This document describes the KCipher-2 encryption algorithm.
> KCipher-2 is a stream cipher with a 128-bit key and a 128-bit
> initialization vector.  Since the algorithm for KCipher-2 was
> published in 2007, security and efficiency have been rigorously
> evaluated through academic and industrial studies.  As of the
> publication of this document, no security vulnerabilities have been
> found.  KCipher-2 offers fast encryption and decryption by means of
> simple operations that enable efficient implementation.  KCipher-2
> has been used for industrial applications, especially for mobile
> health monitoring and diagnostic services in Japan.
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