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Security Guidelines for Cryptographic Algorithms in the W3C Web Cryptography API

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (cfrg RG)
Expired & archived
Authors Harry Halpin , Graham Steel
Last updated 2023-04-11 (Latest revision 2015-11-17)
RFC stream Internet Research Task Force (IRTF)
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Stream IRTF state Dead IRTF Document
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This overview document provides information on the current state of algorithms made available by the W3C Web Cryptography API, including whether protocols have security proofs or known weaknesses.


Harry Halpin
Graham Steel

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