Randomness Requirements for Security
RFC 4086

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Date Rev. By Action
2018-12-20
10 (System)
Received changes through RFC Editor sync (changed abstract to 'Security systems are built on strong cryptographic algorithms that foil pattern analysis attempts. However, the security ...
2017-05-16
10 (System) Changed document authors from "Steve Crocker, Jeffrey Schiller" to "Steve Crocker, Jeffrey Schiller, Donald Eastlake"
2005-06-08
10 Amy Vezza State Changes to RFC Published from RFC Ed Queue by Amy Vezza
2005-06-08
10 Amy Vezza [Note]: 'RFC 4086
BCP 86' added by Amy Vezza
2005-06-06
10 (System) RFC published
2005-02-09
10 Amy Vezza State Changes to RFC Ed Queue from Approved-announcement sent by Amy Vezza
2005-02-07
10 Amy Vezza IESG state changed to Approved-announcement sent
2005-02-07
10 Amy Vezza IESG has approved the document
2005-02-07
10 Amy Vezza Closed "Approve" ballot
2005-02-04
10 (System) Removed from agenda for telechat - 2005-02-03
2005-02-03
10 Amy Vezza State Changes to Approved-announcement to be sent from IESG Evaluation by Amy Vezza
2005-02-03
10 Bert Wijnen [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded for Bert Wijnen by Bert Wijnen
2005-02-03
10 Thomas Narten [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded for Thomas Narten by Thomas Narten
2005-02-03
10 Sam Hartman [Ballot Position Update] Position for Sam Hartman has been changed to No Objection from Discuss by Sam Hartman
2005-02-03
10 Sam Hartman [Ballot Position Update] New position, Discuss, has been recorded for Sam Hartman by Sam Hartman
2005-02-03
10 Margaret Cullen [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded for Margaret Wasserman by Margaret Wasserman
2005-02-03
10 Harald Alvestrand
[Ballot comment]
Reviewed by Elwyn Davies, Gen-ART

The review is entered into the comment log; there are a number of suggestions for clarification that should ...
2005-02-03
10 Harald Alvestrand [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded for Harald Alvestrand by Harald Alvestrand
2005-02-03
10 Harald Alvestrand
Review by Elwyn Davies, Gen-ART:

Summary: This document appears to be in good shape for approval as BCP give or
take a few nits.  This ...
2005-02-03
10 Allison Mankin [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded for Allison Mankin by Allison Mankin
2005-02-03
10 Alex Zinin [Ballot comment]
Very useful and nicely written document.
2005-02-03
10 Alex Zinin [Ballot Position Update] New position, Yes, has been recorded for Alex Zinin by Alex Zinin
2005-02-03
10 Bill Fenner [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded for Bill Fenner by Bill Fenner
2005-02-02
10 David Kessens [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded for David Kessens by David Kessens
2005-02-02
10 Jon Peterson [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded for Jon Peterson by Jon Peterson
2005-01-31
10 Ted Hardie [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded for Ted Hardie by Ted Hardie
2005-01-15
10 Russ Housley Placed on agenda for telechat - 2005-02-03 by Russ Housley
2005-01-14
10 (System) New version available: draft-eastlake-randomness2-10.txt
2004-11-08
10 Russ Housley
Don Eastlake is going to change the organization if the document in response to comments that were received from the IETF community.  This does not ...
2004-10-26
09 (System) New version available: draft-eastlake-randomness2-09.txt
2004-09-08
10 Russ Housley Removed from agenda for telechat - 2004-09-16 by Russ Housley
2004-09-08
10 Russ Housley
Two extensive sets of comments were just recieved.  Yes, they are late.  Last call is over.  However, the comments came from credable sources, so I ...
2004-09-07
10 Scott Hollenbeck [Ballot Position Update] Position for Scott Hollenbeck has been changed to No Objection from Undefined by Scott Hollenbeck
2004-09-07
10 Scott Hollenbeck
[Ballot comment]
Typos (non-ascii character conversion) in section 5:
s/All that?Ç–s needed/All that is needed/
s/system?Ç–s/system's/

5.2.2: s/1?Ç–s and 0?Ç–s/1's and 0's/

5.4: s/xor?Ç–ing/xor'ing/

and ...
2004-09-07
10 Scott Hollenbeck [Ballot Position Update] New position, Undefined, has been recorded for Scott Hollenbeck by Scott Hollenbeck
2004-09-07
10 Russ Housley State Changes to IESG Evaluation from Waiting for AD Go-Ahead by Russ Housley
2004-09-07
10 Russ Housley Placed on agenda for telechat - 2004-09-16 by Russ Housley
2004-09-07
10 Russ Housley [Ballot Position Update] New position, Yes, has been recorded for Russ Housley
2004-09-07
10 Russ Housley Ballot has been issued by Russ Housley
2004-09-07
10 Russ Housley Created "Approve" ballot
2004-09-06
10 (System) State has been changed to Waiting for AD Go-Ahead from In Last Call by system
2004-08-11
10 Michelle Cotton IANA Last Call comments:
We understand this document to have NO IANA Actions.
2004-08-09
10 Amy Vezza Last call sent
2004-08-09
10 Amy Vezza State Changes to In Last Call from Last Call Requested by Amy Vezza
2004-08-09
10 Russ Housley Last Call was requested by Russ Housley
2004-08-09
10 Russ Housley State Changes to Last Call Requested from AD Evaluation by Russ Housley
2004-08-09
10 (System) Ballot writeup text was added
2004-08-09
10 (System) Last call text was added
2004-08-09
10 (System) Ballot approval text was added
2004-08-09
08 (System) New version available: draft-eastlake-randomness2-08.txt
2004-06-23
10 Russ Housley State Changes to AD Evaluation from Publication Requested by Russ Housley
2004-06-08
10 Russ Housley Draft Added by Russ Housley
2004-06-04
07 (System) New version available: draft-eastlake-randomness2-07.txt
2004-04-26
06 (System) New version available: draft-eastlake-randomness2-06.txt
2003-12-09
05 (System) New version available: draft-eastlake-randomness2-05.txt
2003-08-04
04 (System) New version available: draft-eastlake-randomness2-04.txt
2002-07-29
03 (System) New version available: draft-eastlake-randomness2-03.txt
2001-04-24
02 (System) New version available: draft-eastlake-randomness2-02.txt
2000-11-30
01 (System) New version available: draft-eastlake-randomness2-01.txt
2000-07-19
00 (System) New version available: draft-eastlake-randomness2-00.txt