RFC 5408

Identity-Based Encryption Architecture and Supporting Data Structures, January 2009

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G. Appenzeller
L. Martin
M. Schertler
smime (sec)

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DOI:  https://doi.org/10.17487/RFC5408

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This document describes the security architecture required to implement identity-based encryption, a public-key encryption technology that uses a user's identity as a public key. It also defines data structures that can be used to implement the technology. This memo provides information for the Internet community.

For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 8729.

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