Requirements for Password-Authenticated Key Agreement (PAKE) Schemes, April 2017
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- J. Schmidt
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Password-Authenticated Key Agreement (PAKE) schemes are interactive protocols that allow the participants to authenticate each other and derive shared cryptographic keys using a (weaker) shared password. This document reviews different types of PAKE schemes. Furthermore, it presents requirements and gives recommendations to designers of new schemes. It is a product of the Crypto Forum Research Group (CFRG).
For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.
For the definition of Stream, see RFC 8729.