Asymmetric Key Packages (RFC5958)
Original Publication Date: 2010-Aug-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2010-Aug-24
Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)
This document defines the syntax for private-key information and a Cryptographic Message Syntax (CMS) [RFC5652] content type for it. Private-key information includes a private key for a specified public-key algorithm and a set of attributes. The CMS can be used to digitally sign, digest, authenticate, or encrypt the asymmetric key format content type. This document obsoletes PKCS #8 v1.2 [RFC5208].
Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) S. Turner Request for Comments: 5958 IECA Obsoletes: 5208 August 2010 Category: Standards Track ISSN: 2070-1721
Asymmetric Key Packages
This document defines the syntax for private-key information and a content type for it. Private-key information includes a private key for a specified public-key algorithm and a set of attributes. The Cryptographic Message Syntax (CMS), as defined in RFC 5652, can be used to digitally sign, digest, authenticate, or encrypt the asymmetric key format content type. This document obsoletes RFC 5208.
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RFC 5958 Asymmetric Key Packages August 2010
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