Multiple Public-Key Algorithm X.509 Certificates
draft-truskovsky-lamps-pq-hybrid-x509-01

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Abstract

This document describes a method of embedding alternative sets of cryptographic materials into X.509v3 digital certificates, X.509v2 Certificate Revocation Lists (CRLs), and PKCS #10 Certificate Signing Requests (CSRs). The embedded alternative cryptographic materials allow a Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) to use multiple cryptographic algorithms in a single object, and allow it to transition to the new cryptographic algorithms while maintaining backwards compatibility with systems using the existing algorithms. Three X.509 extensions and three PKCS #10 attributes are defined, and the signing and verification procedures for the alternative cryptographic material contained in the extensions and attributes are detailed.

Authors

Alexander Truskovsky (alexander.truskovsky@isara.com)
Daniel Van Geest (daniel.vangeest@isara.com)
Scott Fluhrer (sfluhrer@cisco.com)
Panos Kampanakis (pkampana@cisco.com)
Mike Ounsworth (mike.ounsworth@entrustdatacard.com)
Serge Mister (serge.mister@entrustdatacard.com)

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