ISO/IEC 11770-2:2008

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

ISO/IEC 11770 is concerned with the management of cryptographic keys. ISO/IEC 11770-2:2008 specifies a series of 13 mechanisms for establishing shared secret keys using symmetric cryptography. These mechanisms address three different environments for the establishment of shared secret keys: point-to-point key establishment schemes, mechanisms using a Key Distribution Centre (KDC), and techniques that use a Key Translation Centre (KTC). ISO/IEC 11770-2:2008 describes the content of messages which carry keying material or are necessary to set up the conditions under which the keying material can be established. This second edition is a technically revised version of the first edition: Mechanism 12 has been modified to address identified security shortcomings.


General information

  • Status :  Withdrawn
    Publication date : 2008-06
  • Edition : 2
  • :
    ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 27
    IT Security techniques
  • 35.030
    IT Security

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