[TLS] RFC 8422 on Elliptic Curve Cryptography (ECC) Cipher Suites for Transport Layer Security (TLS) Versions 1.2 and Earlier

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

        
        RFC 8422

        Title:      Elliptic Curve Cryptography (ECC) Cipher Suites 
                    for Transport Layer Security (TLS) Versions 1.2 
                    and Earlier 
        Author:     Y. Nir, 
                    S. Josefsson,
                    M. Pegourie-Gonnard
        Status:     Standards Track
        Stream:     IETF
        Date:       August 2018
        Mailbox:    ynir.ietf@gmail.com, 
                    simon@josefsson.org, 
                    mpg@elzevir.fr
        Pages:      34
        Characters: 69965
        Obsoletes:  RFC 4492

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-tls-rfc4492bis-17.txt

        URL:        https://www.rfc-editor.org/info/rfc8422

        DOI:        10.17487/RFC8422

This document describes key exchange algorithms based on Elliptic
Curve Cryptography (ECC) for the Transport Layer Security (TLS)
protocol.  In particular, it specifies the use of Ephemeral Elliptic
Curve Diffie-Hellman (ECDHE) key agreement in a TLS handshake and the
use of the Elliptic Curve Digital Signature Algorithm (ECDSA) and
Edwards-curve Digital Signature Algorithm (EdDSA) as authentication
mechanisms.

This document obsoletes RFC 4492.

This document is a product of the Transport Layer Security Working Group of the IETF.

This is now a Proposed Standard.

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