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Quantum-Safe Hybrid (QSH) Ciphersuite for Transport Layer Security (TLS) version 1.2

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (individual)
Authors John M. Schanck , William Whyte , Zhenfei Zhang
Last updated 2017-01-23 (Latest revision 2016-07-22)
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This document describes the Quantum-Safe Hybrid ciphersuite, a new cipher suite providing modular design for quantum-safe cryptography to be adopted in the handshake for the Transport Layer Security (TLS) protocol version 1.2. In particular, it specifies the use of the NTRUEncrypt encryption scheme in a TLS handshake.


John M. Schanck
William Whyte
Zhenfei Zhang

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