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	Title		: An Authentication Functional Layering Model
	Author(s)	: R. Moskowitz
	Filename	: draft-moskowitz-eap-auth-model-00.txt
	Pages		: 11
	Date		: 2003-8-6
	
There is considerable confusion surrounding authentication styles
and the nature of the resulting trust.  This paper is an attempt to
develop categories of authentication methods and present examples of
each.  In so doing, it develops an Authentication Functional
Layering Model.  It will look at the components of authentication,
the flows, channels, algorithms, and entities.  The taxonomy
presented here is new; it has been created to facilitate discussion
and understanding.  Only two-party authentications are presented
here.

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