Applicability Statement for SNMPv3 Cryptographic Algorithms
draft-ietf-snmpv3-as-00

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (snmpv3 WG)
Last updated 2002-02-28
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This Internet-Draft is no longer active. A copy of the expired Internet-Draft can be found at
https://www.ietf.org/archive/id/draft-ietf-snmpv3-as-00.txt

Abstract

This document attempts to put in perspective the use of cryptographic algorithms in the Simple Network Monitoring Protocol Version 3 standard. In particular, it notes that today's standard is infinitely more secure than previous versions, as the previous versions had zero security. It further notes that, as cryptographic algorthim developments change over time, we expect that the recommended algorithms will change when the security community has reached new consensus.

Authors

Steven Bellovin (smb@cs.columbia.edu)
Randy Bush (randy@psg.com)

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