Cryptography in the Age of Export Control
Daniel Simon, Microsoft Corp
Tuesday 26 Nov 1996, 4:15pm, Gates 104
The recent growth in importance of the Internet has highlighted the need
for interoperable standards for secure communication between strangers.
The effort to establish such standards has encountered a number of
obstacles, not least of which are the restrictions imposed by the U.S.
government on the export of cryptographic technology. The requirement
that standards take into account these restrictions creates a number of
subtle (and not-so-subtle) protocol design problems. We will discuss
some of these problems, and their solutions, as they have come up in the
deliberations of the IETF Working Group on Transport Layer Security