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Everything But The User Is An Intermediary

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Author Vittorio Bertola
Last updated 2022-07-08 (Latest revision 2022-01-04)
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This document provides the author's perspective on the shortcomings of the Internet threat model defined in RFC 3552 and currently in use at the IETF. It then proposes the basic conceptual framework for an additional model, the "holistic threat model", describing how it could be used to broaden the analysis of non-technical protocol impacts in the design phase.


Vittorio Bertola

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