Internet DRAFT - draft-ietf-tls-ciphersuite


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        RFC 3268

        Title:      Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) Ciphersuites
                    for Transport Layer Security (TLS)
        Author(s):  P. Chown
        Status:     Standards Track
        Date:       June 2002
        Pages:      6
        Characters: 13530
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:  None

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-tls-ciphersuite-06.txt


This document proposes several new ciphersuites.  At present, the
symmetric ciphers supported by Transport Layer Security (TLS) are RC2,
RC4, International Data Encryption Algorithm (IDEA), Data Encryption
Standard (DES), and triple DES.  The protocol would be enhanced by the
addition of Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) ciphersuites.

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

This is now a Proposed Standard Protocol.

This document specifies an Internet standards track protocol for
the Internet community, and requests discussion and suggestions
for improvements.  Please refer to the current edition of the
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