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Simple Transaction Security (STS)

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (individual)
Expired & archived
Author Brian Tung
Last updated 1997-08-01
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Stream Stream state (No stream defined)
Consensus boilerplate Unknown
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This document describes Simple Transaction Security (STS), a protocol for specifying services and protocols used to secure an enclosed message. The framework is flexible enough to allow a wide variety of protocols to be used, at the cost of some negotiation and the optimizations present in protocols such as S-HTTP.


Brian Tung

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