Suite B Profile for Transport Layer Security (TLS)
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From: The IESG <email@example.com> To: IETF-Announce <firstname.lastname@example.org> Cc: Internet Architecture Board <email@example.com>, RFC Editor <firstname.lastname@example.org> Subject: Document Action: 'Suite B Profile for Transport Layer Security (TLS)' to Informational RFC The IESG has approved the following document: - 'Suite B Profile for Transport Layer Security (TLS) ' <draft-rescorla-tls-suiteb-11.txt> as an 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 Tim Polk. A URL of this Internet-Draft is: http://www.ietf.org/internet-drafts/draft-rescorla-tls-suiteb-11.txt
Technical Summary The United States Government has published guidelines for "NSA Suite B Cryptography", which defines cryptographic algorithm policy for national security applications. This document defines a profile of TLS which is conformant with Suite B. Working Group Summary This document is not the product of any IETF working group. Document Quality This document explains the requirements for a TLS implementation to be considered "Suite B conformant". There is strong consensus from the people that are defining that term. Personnel Russ Housley is the Document Shepherd. Tim Polk is the Responsible Area Director.