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Usage Limits on AEAD Algorithms
draft-wood-cfrg-aead-limits-00

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (cfrg RG)
Authors Felix Günther , Martin Thomson , Christopher A. Wood
Last updated 2020-08-04 (Latest revision 2020-05-20)
Replaced by draft-irtf-cfrg-aead-limits
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Abstract

An Authenticated Encryption with Associated Data (AEAD) algorithm provides confidentiality and integrity. Excessive use of the same key can give an attacker advantages in breaking these properties. This document provides simple guidance for users of common AEAD functions about how to limit the use of keys in order to bound the advantage given to an attacker.

Authors

Felix Günther
Martin Thomson
Christopher A. Wood

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