Security Guidelines for Cryptographic Algorithms in the W3C Web Cryptography API

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Authors Harry Halpin  , Graham Steel 
Last updated 2016-05-20 (latest revision 2015-11-17)
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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.


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