Re: [secdir] Secdir review of draft-ietf-lwig-cellular-04

Ari Keränen <ari.keranen@ericsson.com> Mon, 17 August 2015 15:41 UTC

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Subject: Re: [secdir] Secdir review of draft-ietf-lwig-cellular-04
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Dear Radia,

Thank you for your review comments! We'll take these into account when 
we do the next round of updates to the draft.


Cheers,
Ari

On 15/08/15 05:03, Radia Perlman wrote:
>
> I have reviewed this document as part of the security directorate's ongoing
> effort to review all IETF documents being processed by the IESG. These
> comments were written primarily for the benefit of the security area
> directors. Document editors and WG chairs should treat these comments just
> like any other last call comments.
>
> This document is about using the CoAP protocol (constrained application
> protocol) for sensors, and focuses on saving power.
>
> As it correctly points out, there really are no security issues with
> what is discussed in this draft.  If they wanted, they could say that
> not constantly pinging in order for the network to find you not only
> saves power (if all you want to do is send messages when you want to
> rather than being reachable for receiving messages), but also could be
> seen as a privacy enhancement.
>
> Typo, first line of page 5.  "For economical reasons..." should probably
> be "For economic reasons"
>
> Radia