[cryptography] IETF Working Group Charter on Common Interface to Cryptographic Modules (CICM)

Paul Hoffman paul.hoffman at vpnc.org
Sat Jun 18 19:44:27 EDT 2011

Just to set folks' expectations correctly:

On Jun 18, 2011, at 4:32 PM, Kevin W. Wall wrote:

> There is a IETF working group

There is a *proposed* IETF Working group ...

That is, this WG has not been considered by the IETF, much less approved. Might happen, might not.

> There is to be a BoF session at IEFT 81 to formalize the CICM Working
> Group. Information on this particular IETF BoF session are at:
>        http://trac.tools.ietf.org/bof/trac/wiki/WikiStart#Security

BoF sessions are informal ways for people (particularly the IETF leadershipoids) to determine if forming a particular WG is a good or bad idea. Results are often surprising.

Having said that, the Internet Drafts look interesting and this could be an interesting exercise.

--Paul Hoffman

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