Using Extensible Messaging and Presence Protocol (XMPP) for Security Information Exchange
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From: The IESG <email@example.com> To: IETF-Announce <firstname.lastname@example.org> Cc: The IESG <email@example.com>, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, Takeshi Takahashi <firstname.lastname@example.org>, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org Subject: Protocol Action: 'Using XMPP for Security Information Exchange' to Proposed Standard (draft-ietf-mile-xmpp-grid-11.txt) The IESG has approved the following document: - 'Using XMPP for Security Information Exchange' (draft-ietf-mile-xmpp-grid-11.txt) as Proposed Standard This document is the product of the Managed Incident Lightweight Exchange Working Group. The IESG contact persons are Alexey Melnikov, Benjamin Kaduk and Eric Rescorla. A URL of this Internet Draft is: https://datatracker.ietf.org/doc/draft-ietf-mile-xmpp-grid/
Technical Summary This document describes how to use the Extensible Messaging and Presence Protocol (XMPP) to collect and distribute security-relevant information between network-connected devices. To illustrate the principles involved, this document describes such a usage for the Incident Object Description Exchange Format (IODEF). Working Group Summary The initial draft was published three years ago. Since then, various aspects of this draft has been discussed, and the draft was thoroughly revised based on feedback from the audience, including those who are familiar with the XMPP base spec. The MILE WG seems to be happy with the current form of the document. Document Quality XMPP-GRID works on top of existing XMPP protocol and can use the existing XMPP tools. Personnel Takeshi Takahashi is the Document Shepherd and Alexey Melinkov is the Responsible Area Director.