RFC 5958 on Asymmetric Key Packages

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

        
        RFC 5958

        Title:      Asymmetric Key Packages 
        Author:     S. Turner
        Status:     Standards Track
        Stream:     IETF
        Date:       August 2010
        Mailbox:    turners@ieca.com
        Pages:      14
        Characters: 26671
        Obsoletes:  RFC5208

        I-D Tag:    draft-turner-asymmetrickeyformat-05.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc5958.txt

This document defines the syntax for private-key information and a
content type for it.  Private-key information includes a private key
for a specified public-key algorithm and a set of attributes.  The
Cryptographic Message Syntax (CMS), as defined in RFC 5652, can be
used to digitally sign, digest, authenticate, or encrypt the
asymmetric key format content type.  This document obsoletes RFC
5208.  [STANDARDS TRACK]

This is now a Proposed Standard Protocol.

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