Practical Considerations and Implementation Experiences in Securing Smart Object Networks
RFC 8387

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Subject: Document Action: 'Practical Considerations and Implementation Experiences in Securing Smart Object Networks' to Informational RFC (draft-ietf-lwig-crypto-sensors-06.txt)

The IESG has approved the following document:
- 'Practical Considerations and Implementation Experiences in Securing
   Smart Object Networks'
  (draft-ietf-lwig-crypto-sensors-06.txt) as Informational RFC

This document is the product of the Light-Weight Implementation Guidance
Working Group.

The IESG contact persons are Suresh Krishnan and Terry Manderson.

A URL of this Internet Draft is:
https://datatracker.ietf.org/doc/draft-ietf-lwig-crypto-sensors/


Technical Summary

  This document describes challenges associated with securing smart object
  devices in constrained implementations and environments.  It includes a
  number of guidelines for implementers to use proper security protocols and 
  tradeoffs needed for certain applications, all steming from the hands-on experiences.  

Working Group Summary


  This document has been well received by the working group.  During the first WGLC in Feb., 2017,
  a well-known security expert has provided thorough review and comments which prosponed the shepherd to IESG, but it 
  helped the document mature better.  It was WGLCed again in July of 2017, the consensus of which has been confirmed.  

Document Quality
  The authors of the document wrote this document based on their hands-on 
  experience. There is already running code to back this up. 
  Hannes Tschofenig, as a security expert, has provided a thorough review of a early version.  
  The most updated version has reflected his comments. 

Personnel

  Zhen Cao is the document shepherd. Suresh Krishnan is the responsible AD.