[Suit] I-D Action: draft-ietf-suit-information-model-03.txt

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A New Internet-Draft is available from the on-line Internet-Drafts directories.
This draft is a work item of the Software Updates for Internet of Things WG of the IETF.

        Title           : Firmware Updates for Internet of Things Devices - An Information Model for Manifests
        Authors         : Brendan Moran
                          Hannes Tschofenig
                          Henk Birkholz
	Filename        : draft-ietf-suit-information-model-03.txt
	Pages           : 36
	Date            : 2019-07-08

   Vulnerabilities with Internet of Things (IoT) devices have raised the
   need for a solid and secure firmware update mechanism that is also
   suitable for constrained devices.  Incorporating such an update
   mechanism to fix vulnerabilities, to update configuration settings,
   as well as adding new functionality is recommended by security

   One component of such a firmware update is a concise and machine-
   processable meta-data document, or manifest, that describes the
   firmware image(s) and offers appropriate protection.  This document
   describes the information that must be present in the manifest.

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