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In an SSL/TLS session, a cipher suite is a list of preferred security mechanisms supported by the client and sent to the server at the start of communications (the handshake). The list is organized in order of preference, and the server responds with the name of the key exchange, authentication, cipher and hash method it has selected. See TLS, SSL and cipher.
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The authors of [17] have proposed a cipher suite negotiation which selects the strongest algorithm from the DNS server list as the negotiation parameter.
The value e should be computed using the one-way cryptographic hashing function, which is mentioned in the cipher suite (e.g., SHA1).
[8.] "WHICH SSL/TLS PROTOCOL VERSIONS AND CIPHER SUITES SHOULD I USE?," WHICH SSL/TLS PROTOCOL VERSIONS AND CIPHER SUITES SHOULD I USE?
The CyaSSL embedded SSL library was extended to include the Elliptic Curve (ECC) cipher suites, enhanced public key cryptography, secure signatures and machine-to-machine (M2M) key agreements.
2003: Camellia is selected as the Japanese e-government recommended cipher by CRYPTREC February 2003: Camellia is selected as the European Union recommended cipher by NESSIE February 2003: Camellia is adopted as the DRM encryption by TV-Anytime Forum January 2004: Camellia is accepted as the IETF standard cipher for S/MIME [RFC3657] April 2005: Camellia is accepted as the IETF standard cipher for XML security URIs [RFC4051] May 2005: Camellia is adopted as the ISO/IEC standard cipher [ISO/IEC18033-3] July 2005: Camellia is accepted as the IETF standard cipher for SSL/TLS Cipher suites [RFC4132] December 2005: Camellia is accepted as the IETF standard cipher for IPsec [RFC4312] April 2006: Open source codes of Camellia are released Sept.
Major features in these releases are support for the latest versions of the IBM DB2 databases; updated security cipher suites; and significant performance enhancements for INSERT, UPDATE and DELETE statements as well as increased performance for standard SELECT statements.
-- RSA BSAFE SSL-J 3.1 software is designed to enable developers to select their own SSL parameters, such as cipher suites, SSL versions and compression methods.