RFC 8588

Personal Assertion Token (PaSSporT) Extension for Signature-based Handling of Asserted information using toKENs (SHAKEN), May 2019

Canonical URL:
https://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc8588.txt
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Status:
PROPOSED STANDARD
Authors:
C. Wendt
M. Barnes
Stream:
IETF
Source:
stir (art)

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DOI:  10.17487/RFC8588

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Abstract

This document extends the Personal Assertion Token (PASSporT), which is a token object that conveys cryptographically signed information about the participants involved in communications. The extension is defined based on the "Signature-based Handling of Asserted information using toKENs (SHAKEN)" specification by the ATIS/SIP Forum IP-NNI Task Group. It provides both (1) a specific set of levels of confidence in the correctness of the originating identity of a call originated in a SIP-based telephone network as well as (2) an identifier that allows the Service Provider (SP) to uniquely identify the origin of the call within its network.


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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