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Publication Citation: Recommendation for Existing Application-Specific Key Derivation Functions

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Author(s): Quynh H. Dang;
Title: Recommendation for Existing Application-Specific Key Derivation Functions
Published: December 23, 2011
Abstract: Cryptographic keys are vital to the security of internet security applications and protocols. Many widely-used internet security protocols have their own application-specific Key Derivation Functions (KDFs) that are used to generate the cryptographic keys required for their cryptographic functions. This Recommendation provides security requirements for those KDFs.
Citation: NIST SP - 800-135rev1
Pages: 23 pp.
Keywords: Cryptographic key; shared secret; Diffie-Hellman (DH) key exchange; hash function; Key Derivation Function (KDF); Hash-based Key Derivation Function; Randomness Extraction; Key expansion; Pseudorandom Function (PRF); HMAC; ANS X9.42-2001; ANS X9.63-2001; IKE; SSH; TLS; SRTP; SNMP; TPM
Research Areas: Computer Security
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