RFC 7914 on The scrypt Password-Based Key Derivation Function

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A new Request for Comments is now available in online RFC libraries.

        
        RFC 7914

        Title:      The scrypt Password-Based Key Derivation 
                    Function 
        Author:     C. Percival, S. Josefsson
        Status:     Informational
        Stream:     IETF
        Date:       August 2016
        Mailbox:    cperciva@tarsnap.com, 
                    simon@josefsson.org
        Pages:      16
        Characters: 29222
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:   None

        I-D Tag:    draft-josefsson-scrypt-kdf-05.txt

        URL:        https://www.rfc-editor.org/info/rfc7914

        DOI:        http://dx.doi.org/10.17487/RFC7914

This document specifies the password-based key derivation function
scrypt.  The function derives one or more secret keys from a secret
string.  It is based on memory-hard functions, which offer added
protection against attacks using custom hardware.  The document also
provides an ASN.1 schema.


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