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