Use of Block Ciphers for Message Authentication
draft-rogers-cbc-mac-00

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Author Ben Rogers 
Last updated 1998-02-13
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This Internet-Draft is no longer active. A copy of the expired Internet-Draft can be found at
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Abstract

This draft describes CBC-MAC, a method for using encryption functions to produce message authentication hashes. CBC-MAC can be used with any block cipher (eg. DES, 3DES, Blowfish) in combination with a secret key appropriate for that cipher. The cryptographic strength of this authentication depends on the strength of the algorithm, and may be influenced by other factors appropriate to the algorighm (eg. Weak Keys for DES).

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Ben Rogers (ben@ascend.com)

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