CBOR Encoded Message Syntax

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (cose WG)
Author Jim Schaad 
Last updated 2015-10-14 (latest revision 2015-06-19)
Replaces draft-schaad-cose
Replaced by RFC 8152
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Concise Binary Object Representation (CBOR) is data format designed for small code size and small message size. There is a need for the ability to have the basic security services defined for this data format. This document specifies how to do signatures, message authentication codes and encryption using this data format.


Jim Schaad (ietf@augustcellars.com)

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