Re: [TLS] Suite B compliance of TLS 1.2

Eric Rescorla <ekr@networkresonance.com> Wed, 26 July 2006 18:31 UTC

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To: Wan-Teh Chang <wtchang@redhat.com>
Subject: Re: [TLS] Suite B compliance of TLS 1.2
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From: Eric Rescorla <ekr@networkresonance.com>
Date: Wed, 26 Jul 2006 11:31:28 -0700
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Wan-Teh Chang <wtchang@redhat.com>; writes:
>
> The TLS working group's web page says:
>
>    The TLS WG will also work on new authenticated
>    encryption modes for TLS, including modes based on counter mode
>    encryption (CTR) and combined encryption/authentication modes,
>    and may define major new cipher suites for TLS for this purpose.
>
> Is GCM the new authenticated encryption mode?

We don't have one in process yet, but it's an obvious candidate.

-Ekr

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