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Title : The Stream Cipher Security Transform
Author(s) : D. McGrew
Filename : draft-mcgrew-saag-sst-00.txt
Pages : 12
Date : 25-Jun-01
This document describes a cryptographic transform which uses a
stream cipher (which can generate keystream segments in arbitrary
order) and a universal hash function to provide both privacy and
authentication together, or either security service separately.
This transform is efficient, provably secure, appropriate for
network security, and is believed to be patent free.
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