First draft from new Security Algorithms and Methods TC - review ends July 2nd
OASIS and the OASIS Security Algorithms and Methods (SAM) TC are pleased to announce that SAM Threshold Sharing Schemes Version 1.0 is now available for public review and comment.
SAM Threshold Sharing Schemes v1.0 is intended for developers and architects who wish to design systems and applications that utilize threshold sharing schemes in an interoperable manner.
The SAM TC defines a well-documented collection of algorithms, mechanisms and methods, including test-vectors.
The documents and related files are available here:
SAM Threshold Sharing Schemes Version 1.0
Committee Specification Draft 01
18 May 2021
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OASIS and the SAM TC value your feedback. We solicit input from developers, users and others, whether OASIS members or not, for the sake of improving the interoperability and quality of our technical work.
The public review starts 03 June 2021 at 00:00 UTC and ends 02 July 2021 at 23:59 UTC.
Comments may be submitted to the TC by any person through the use of the OASIS TC Comment Facility which can be used by following the instructions on the TC’s “Send A Comment” page (https://www.oasis-open.org/committees/comments/index.php?wg_abbrev=sam).
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