#PKCS 11 OASIS Standards published

OASIS is pleased to announce the publication of its newest OASIS Standards:

PKCS #11 Cryptographic Token Interface Base Specification Version 2.40
OASIS Standard
14 April 2015

PKCS #11 Cryptographic Token Interface Profiles Version 2.40
OASIS Standard
14 April 2015

PKCS #11 Cryptographic Token Interface Current Mechanisms Specification Version 2.40
OASIS Standard
14 April 2015

PKCS #11 Cryptographic Token Interface Historical Mechanisms Specification Version 2.40
OASIS Standard
14 April 2015

Overview:

PKCS #11 is an application programming interface (API) that enables interaction with cryptographic devices in multi-vendor environments.

The Base Specification provides normative definition of PKCS #11 objects, attributes and operations.

Profiles describes conformant profiles consisting of PKCS #11 objects, attributes, operations and mechanisms.

Current Mechanisms describe the application of PKCS #11 objects, attributes and operations for specific mechanisms currently in general use.

Historical Mechanisms describe the application of PKCS #11 objects, attributes and operations for specific mechanisms that have been but are no longer in general use.

The OASIS PKCS 11 Technical Committee develops enhancements to improve the PKCS #11 standard for ease of use in code libraries, open source applications, wrappers, and enterprise/COTS products: implementation guidelines, usage tutorials, test scenarios and test suites, interoperability testing, coordination of functional testing, development of conformance profiles, and providing reference implementations.

These new OASIS Standards were approved by the membership of the organization on 14 April 2015.

- PKCS #11 Cryptographic Token Interface Base Specification Version 2.40: https://www.oasis-open.org/committees/ballot.php?id=2784

- PKCS #11 Cryptographic Token Interface Profiles Version 2.40: https://www.oasis-open.org/committees/ballot.php?id=2785

- PKCS #11 Cryptographic Token Interface Current Mechanisms Specification Version 2.40: https://www.oasis-open.org/committees/ballot.php?id=2786

- PKCS #11 Cryptographic Token Interface Historical Mechanisms Specification Version 2.40: https://www.oasis-open.org/committees/ballot.php?id=2787

URIs:

The prose specifications and related files are available here:

- PKCS #11 Cryptographic Token Interface Base Specification Version 2.40

Editable source (Authoritative):
http://docs.oasis-open.org/pkcs11/pkcs11-base/v2.40/os/pkcs11-base-v2.40...

HTML:
http://docs.oasis-open.org/pkcs11/pkcs11-base/v2.40/os/pkcs11-base-v2.40...

PDF:
http://docs.oasis-open.org/pkcs11/pkcs11-base/v2.40/os/pkcs11-base-v2.40...

- PKCS #11 Cryptographic Token Interface Profiles Version 2.40

Editable source (Authoritative):
http://docs.oasis-open.org/pkcs11/pkcs11-profiles/v2.40/os/pkcs11-profil...

HTML:
http://docs.oasis-open.org/pkcs11/pkcs11-profiles/v2.40/os/pkcs11-profil...

PDF:
http://docs.oasis-open.org/pkcs11/pkcs11-profiles/v2.40/os/pkcs11-profil...

- PKCS #11 Cryptographic Token Interface Current Mechanisms Specification Version 2.40

Editable source (Authoritative):
http://docs.oasis-open.org/pkcs11/pkcs11-curr/v2.40/os/pkcs11-curr-v2.40...

HTML:
http://docs.oasis-open.org/pkcs11/pkcs11-curr/v2.40/os/pkcs11-curr-v2.40...

PDF:
http://docs.oasis-open.org/pkcs11/pkcs11-curr/v2.40/os/pkcs11-curr-v2.40...

- PKCS #11 Cryptographic Token Interface Historical Mechanisms Specification Version 2.40

Editable source (Authoritative):
http://docs.oasis-open.org/pkcs11/pkcs11-hist/v2.40/os/pkcs11-hist-v2.40...

HTML:
http://docs.oasis-open.org/pkcs11/pkcs11-hist/v2.40/os/pkcs11-hist-v2.40...

PDF:
http://docs.oasis-open.org/pkcs11/pkcs11-hist/v2.40/os/pkcs11-hist-v2.40...

ZIP distribution files (complete):

For your convenience, OASIS provides complete packages of each prose specification and related files in ZIP distribution files. You can download the ZIP files here:

- PKCS #11 Cryptographic Token Interface Base Specification:
http://docs.oasis-open.org/pkcs11/pkcs11-base/v2.40/os/pkcs11-base-v2.40...

- PKCS #11 Cryptographic Token Interface Profiles Version: http://docs.oasis-open.org/pkcs11/pkcs11-profiles/v2.40/os/pkcs11-profil...

- PKCS #11 Cryptographic Token Interface Current Mechanisms Specification: http://docs.oasis-open.org/pkcs11/pkcs11-curr/v2.40/os/pkcs11-curr-v2.40...

- PKCS #11 Cryptographic Token Interface Historical Mechanisms Specification: http://docs.oasis-open.org/pkcs11/pkcs11-hist/v2.40/os/pkcs11-hist-v2.40...

Our congratulations to the members of the PKCS 11 TC on achieving this milestone.

Associated TC: 
PKCS 11
Associated MS: 
IDtrust