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Title : Data Structure for Security Suitabilities of Cryptographic Algorithms (DSSC)
Author(s) : T. Kunz, et al.
Filename : draft-ietf-ltans-dssc-01.txt
Pages : 34
Date : 2007-10-16
In many application areas it must be possible to prove the existence
and integrity of digital signed data. This proof depends on the
security suitability of the used cryptographic algorithms. Because
algorithms can become weak over the years, it is necessary to
periodically evaluate these security suitabilities. When signing or
verifying data, these evaluations must be considered. This document
specifies a data structure for security suitabilities of
cryptographic algorithms which may be automatically
interpreted.Conventions used in this document
The key words "MUST", "MUST NOT", "REQUIRED", "SHALL", "SHALL NOT",
"SHOULD", "SHOULD NOT", "RECOMMENDED", "MAY", and "OPTIONAL" in this
document are to be interpreted as described in [RFC2119].
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