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2000-07-07 04:22:24
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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
        Pages           : 
        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].
'SHOULD NOT', 'RECOMMENDED',  'MAY', and 'OPTIONAL' in this document are to be 
interpreted as described in [MUSTSHOULD]. 
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