RFC 6655 on AES-CCM Cipher Suites for Transport Layer Security (TLS)

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

        RFC 6655

        Title:      AES-CCM Cipher Suites for Transport 
                    Layer Security (TLS) 
        Author:     D. McGrew, D. Bailey
        Status:     Standards Track
        Stream:     IETF
        Date:       July 2012
        Mailbox:    mcgrew@cisco.com, 
        Pages:      8
        Characters: 17052
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:   None

        I-D Tag:    draft-mcgrew-tls-aes-ccm-04.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc6655.txt

This memo describes the use of the Advanced Encryption Standard (AES)
in the Counter with Cipher Block Chaining - Message Authentication
Code (CBC-MAC) Mode (CCM) of operation within Transport Layer
Security (TLS) and Datagram TLS (DTLS) to provide confidentiality and
data origin authentication.  The AES-CCM algorithm is amenable to
compact implementations, making it suitable for constrained
environments.  [STANDARDS-TRACK]

This is now a Proposed Standard Protocol.

STANDARDS TRACK: This document specifies an Internet standards track
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