Session Security Envelope
draft-moskowitz-sse-04

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Abstract

This memo specifies the details of the Session Security Envelope (SSE). SSE is a session protocol aiming to guarantee confidentiality, integrity and authentication completely independently by the underlying context, namely network and transport layers. A single session using the SEE protocol can include a single transport session or multiple transport sessions. This mean that SSE can survive the break-down in network and transport layers or to attacks carried against them. SSE is also applicable in networks lacking in classic inter-networking and transport protocols SSE relies on modern AEAD block cipher modes of operations, a class of block cipher modes which allows, at the same time, to authenticate the message while encrypting a part of it.

Authors

Robert Moskowitz (rgm@labs.htt-consult.com)
Igor Faynberg (igorfaynberg@gmail.com)
Huilan Lu (huilanlu2@gmail.com)
Susan Hares (shares@ndzh.com)
Pierpaolo Giacomin (yrz@anche.no)

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