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NSA's Cryptographic Message Syntax (CMS) Key Management Attributes (RFC7906)

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000246770D
Original Publication Date: 2016-Jun-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2016-Jun-29

Publishing Venue

Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

P. Timmel: AUTHOR [+3]

Abstract

This document defines key management attributes used by the National Security Agency (NSA). The attributes can appear in asymmetric and/or symmetric key packages as well as the Cryptographic Message Syntax (CMS) content types that subsequently envelope the key packages.

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Independent Submission                                         P. Timmel Request for Comments: 7906                      National Security Agency Category: Informational                                       R. Housley ISSN: 2070-1721                                           Vigil Security                                                                S. Turner                                                                     IECA                                                                June 2016

    NSA's Cryptographic Message Syntax (CMS) Key Management Attributes

Abstract

   This document defines key management attributes used by the National    Security Agency (NSA).  The attributes can appear in asymmetric    and/or symmetric key packages as well as the Cryptographic Message    Syntax (CMS) content types that subsequently envelope the key    packages.  Key packages described in RFCs 5958 and 6031 are examples    of where these attributes can be used.

Status of This Memo

   This document is not an Internet Standards Track specification; it is    published for informational purposes.

   This is a contribution to the RFC Series, independently of any other    RFC stream.  The RFC Editor has chosen to publish this document at    its discretion and makes no statement about its value for    implementation or deployment.  Documents approved for publication by    the RFC Editor are not a candidate for any level of Internet    Standard; see Section 2 of RFC 7841.

   Information about the current status of this document, any errata,    and how to provide feedback on it may be obtained at    http://www.rfc-editor.org/info/rfc7906.

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   This document is subject to BCP 78 and the IETF Trust's Legal    Provisions Relating to IETF Documents    (http://trustee.ietf.org/license-info) in effect on the date of    publication of this document.  Please review these documents    carefully, as they describe your rights and restrictions with respect    to this document.

 Timmel, et al.                Informational                     [Page 1]
 RFC 7906           NSA's CMS Key Management Attributes         June 2016

 Table of Contents

   1. Introduction ....................................................3

      1.1. Attribute Locations ........................................3

      1.2. ASN.1 Notation .............................................4

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