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Using transport layer security (TLS) with DSA and ECDSA ciphersuites

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Author Nikos Mavrogiannopoulos
Last updated 2011-06-08
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This memo clarifies the usage of the digital signature algorithm (DSA) with extended key lengths, in the transport layer security (TLS) protocol earlier than 1.2, and makes clarifications for the usage of DSA and its elliptic curves equivalent (ECDSA) in TLS 1.2.


Nikos Mavrogiannopoulos

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