Using Context Labels for Domain Separation of Cryptographic Objects
draft-thomson-saag-context-labels-00

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Abstract

A single cryptographic key is sometimes relied upon to produce muliple cryptographic artifacts that each have different semantics. This produces a potential problem whereby artifacts with different intended uses can be confused. The addition of context labels removes this problem.

Authors

Martin Thomson (martin.thomson@gmail.com)
Daniel Gillmor (dkg@fifthhorseman.net)
Benjamin Kaduk (kaduk@mit.edu)

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