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Optional Security Is Not An Option
draft-trammell-optional-security-not-00

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Document Type This is an older version of an Internet-Draft whose latest revision is Expired
Author Brian Trammell
Last updated 2018-09-19 (Latest revision 2018-03-18)
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Abstract

This document explores the common properties of optional security protocols and extensions, and notes that due to the base-rate fallacy and general issues with coordinated deployment of protocols under uncertain incentives, optional security protocols have proven difficult to deploy in practice.

Authors

Brian Trammell

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