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This draft is a work item of the IP Security Protocol Working Group of the IETF.
Title : The HMAC-SHA-256-96 Algorithm and Its Use With IPsec
Author(s) : S. Frankel, S. Kelly
Filename : draft-ietf-ipsec-ciph-sha-256-00.txt
Pages : 8
Date : 16-Nov-01
Ths document describes the use of the HMAC algorithm in conjunction
with the SHA-256 algorithm as an authentication mechanism within the
context of the IPsec Authentication Header and the IPsec Encapsulat-
ing Security Payload. HMAC with SHA-256 provides data origin authen-
tication and integrity protection. This version of the HMAC-SHA-256
authenticator specifies truncation to 96 bits, and is therefore named
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