A Survey of Authentication Mechanisms
|Last updated||2015-10-14 (latest revision 2010-02-27)|
|Intended RFC status||Informational|
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Authentication is a common security issue for the design of Internet protocols. A wide variety of authentication technologies are available. A common problem is knowing which technology to choose or which of a variety of essentially similar implementations of a given technique to choose. This memo provides a survey of available authentication mechanisms and guidance on selecting one for a given protocol.
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