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I-D ACTION:draft-moskowitz-shared-secret-provprotocol-00.txt

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	Title		: Shared Secret Provisioning Protocol
	Author(s)	: R. Moskowitz
	Filename	: draft-moskowitz-shared-secret-provprotocol-00.txt
	Pages		: 7
	Date		: 2002-12-18
Shared secrets are common in IETF protocols.  Setting these shared
secrets is typically defined as out of scope of those protocols.
The upshot of this approach is poor security practices in setting
these secrets and, through the life of the implementation, changing
these secrets.  The Shared Secret Provisioning Protocol (SSPP)
provides a mechanism for both setting and changing shared secrets
that are provably strong.

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