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A framework for flexible and efficient message encryption in messaging systems

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000028066D
Original Publication Date: 2004-Apr-22
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Apr-22

Publishing Venue

IBM

Abstract

Message encryption is fundamental to many secure messaging applications. Frequently, messages being delivered have to go through intermediate format conversions and multiple encryption/decryption processes. This article discloses a message format standard and an associated messaging protocol, which facilitat efficient execution of such opearations.