RFC 8778 on Use of the HSS/LMS Hash-Based Signature Algorithm with CBOR Object Signing and Encryption (COSE)

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

        
        RFC 8778

        Title:      Use of the HSS/LMS Hash-Based 
                    Signature Algorithm with CBOR Object Signing 
                    and Encryption (COSE) 
        Author:     R. Housley
        Status:     Standards Track
        Stream:     IETF
        Date:       April 2020
        Mailbox:    housley@vigilsec.com
        Pages:      15
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:   None

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-cose-hash-sig-09.txt

        URL:        https://www.rfc-editor.org/info/rfc8778

        DOI:        10.17487/RFC8778

This document specifies the conventions for using the Hierarchical
Signature System (HSS) / Leighton-Micali Signature (LMS) hash-based
signature algorithm with the CBOR Object Signing and Encryption
(COSE) syntax. The HSS/LMS algorithm is one form of hash-based
digital signature; it is described in RFC 8554.

This document is a product of the CBOR Object Signing and Encryption Working Group of the IETF.

This is now a Proposed Standard.

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