ISO/IEC 11770-2:1996

Information technology -- Security techniques -- Key management -- Part 2: Mechanisms using symmetric techniques

Defines key establishment mechanisms using symmetric cryptographic techniques. Addresses three environments for the establishment of keys: Point-to-Point, Key Distribution Centre (KDC) and Key Translation Centre (KTC). Describes the required content of messages which carry keying material or are necessary to set up the conditions under which the keying material can be established.


General information

  • Status :  Withdrawn
    Publication date : 1996-04
  • Edition : 1
  • :
    ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 27
    IT Security techniques
  • 35.030
    IT Security

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