PKCS #5: Password-Based Cryptography Specification Version 2.1 (RFC8018)
Original Publication Date: 2017-Jan-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2017-Jan-25
Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)
K. Moriarty: AUTHOR [+4]
This document provides recommendations for the implementation of password-based cryptography, covering the following aspects:
Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) K. Moriarty, Ed. Request for Comments: 8018 Dell EMC Obsoletes: 2898 B. Kaliski Category: Informational Verisign ISSN: 2070-1721 A. Rusch RSA January 2017
PKCS #5: Password-Based Cryptography Specification Version 2.1
This document provides recommendations for the implementation of password-based cryptography, covering key derivation functions, encryption schemes, message authentication schemes, and ASN.1 syntax identifying the techniques.
This document represents a republication of PKCS #5 v2.1 from RSA Laboratories' Public-Key Cryptography Standards (PKCS) series. By publishing this RFC, change control is transferred to the IETF.
This document also obsoletes RFC 2898.
Status of This Memo
This document is not an Internet Standards Track specification; it is published for informational purposes.
This document is a product of the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF). It represents the consensus of the IETF community. It has received public review and has been approved for publication by the Internet Engineering Steering Group (IESG). Not all documents approved by the IESG are 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/rfc8018.
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RFC 8018 PKCS #5 v2.1 January 2017
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