[Cfrg] call for review: Deterministic Usage of DSA and ECDSA Digital Signature Algorithms

"David McGrew (mcgrew)" <mcgrew@cisco.com> Thu, 13 September 2012 14:40 UTC

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From: "David McGrew (mcgrew)" <mcgrew@cisco.com>
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Thread-Topic: call for review: Deterministic Usage of DSA and ECDSA Digital Signature Algorithms
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Thomas has updated his individual submission on deterministic [EC]DSA.   I think this is useful work that deserves to move forward to RFC, and that the research group should support it (based on my own opinion and the positive feedback on the list regarding version –00).   Please take a look at the draft if you have an opinion on digital signatures, and let Thomas know if you have constructive criticism.   Verification of the test cases, and review of the security considerations, would be especially helpful.