security architecture for 6top: requirements and structure

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Author Michael Richardson 
Last updated 2014-11-10 (latest revision 2014-04-28)
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This document details security requirements for 6tisch nodes that use 6top in an industrial settings. Layer-2 and a layer-4 authentication and authorization requirements and assumptions are identified. Two approaches to accomplishing these requirements are outlined, with the goal of eventually picking one. This internet-draft is intended for later inclusion into the 6tisch architecture document.


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