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This draft is a work item of the S/MIME Mail Security Working Group of the IETF.
Title : Implementing Company Classification Policy with the
S/MIME Security Label
Author(s) : W. Nicolls
Filename : draft-ietf-smime-seclabel-01.txt
Date : 06-Jul-00
This document discusses how company security policy for data classification can
be mapped to the S/MIME classification label. Actual policies from 3 companies
are used to provide worked examples.
Security labels are an optional security service for S/MIME. A security label
is a set of security information regarding the sensitivity of the content that
is protected by S/MIME encapsulation. A security label can be included in the
signed attributes of any SignedData object. A security label attribute may be
included in either the inner signature, outer signature, or both. The syntax
and processing rules for security labels are described in [ESS].
The key words 'MUST', 'MUST NOT', 'REQUIRED', 'SHALL', 'SHALL NOT','SHOULD',
'SHOULD NOT', 'RECOMMENDED', 'MAY', and 'OPTIONAL' in this document are to be
interpreted as described in [MUSTSHOULD].
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