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This draft is a work item of the Internet Emergency Preparedness Working Group of the IETF.
Title : Securing prioritised emergency traffic
Author(s) : I. Brown
Filename : draft-ietf-ieprep-security-00.txt
Pages : 15
Date : 09-May-02
The Public Switched Telephone Network includes several mechanisms
that increase the probability of completion for telephone calls made
by authorised disaster relief personnel during emergencies such as
hurricanes or terrorist attacks. This memo describes the security
requirements of supporting this functionality in private and public
IP networks, and how these requirements can be met using existing
protocols. It also specifies which enhancements are necessary to
these protocols to allow enhanced functionality such as roaming
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