A Cryptographic Evaluation of IPsec

N. Ferguson and B. Schneier

December 2003.

ABSTRACT: We perform a cryptographic review of the IPsec protocol, as described in the November 1998 RFCs. Even though the protocol is a disappointment—our primary complaint is with its complexity—it is the best IP security protocol available at the moment.

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Categories: Protocol Analyses

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