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Reclassification of Suite B Documents to Historic Status
RFC 8423

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Subject: Document Action: 'Reclassification of Suite B Documents to Historic Status' to Informational RFC (draft-housley-suite-b-to-historic-05.txt)

The IESG has approved the following document:
- 'Reclassification of Suite B Documents to Historic Status'
  (draft-housley-suite-b-to-historic-05.txt) as Informational RFC

This document has been reviewed in the IETF but is not the product of an IETF
Working Group.

The IESG contact person is Eric Rescorla.

A URL of this Internet Draft is:

Ballot Text

A1. Summary

Sean Turner is the DocShep.
Eric Rescorla is the sponsoring AD.

This document moves all of the NSA’s Suite B IETF-published Informational RFCs, 10 in total, to Historic.  Suite B is no longer supported; Suite B has been replaced by NSA's Commercial National Security Algorithm (CNSA) Suite.

2. Review and Consensus

This draft is AD-sponsored and is not the product of a WG.

The draft is fairly short and straightforward and little discussion is expected based on the IETF Status Change (

3. Intellectual Property

Russ has confirmed that he has already disclosed any IPR related to this document, in conformance with BCPs 78 and 79.

4. Other Points


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