Options for Securing RTP Sessions

Westerlund, M. and Perkins, C. (2014) Options for Securing RTP Sessions. Internet RFC(7201),

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The Real-time Transport Protocol (RTP) is used in a large number of different application domains and environments. This heterogeneity implies that different security mechanisms are needed to provide services such as confidentiality, integrity, and source authentication of RTP and RTP Control Protocol (RTCP) packets suitable for the various environments. The range of solutions makes it difficult for RTP-based application developers to pick the most suitable mechanism. This document provides an overview of a number of security solutions for RTP and gives guidance for developers on how to choose the appropriate security mechanism.

Item Type:Articles
Additional Information:RFC 7201
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Perkins, Dr Colin
Authors: Westerlund, M., and Perkins, C.
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Computing Science
Journal Name:Internet RFC
Publisher:Internet Society
ISSN (Online):2070-1721
Copyright Holders:Copyright © 2014 IETF Trust
First Published:First Published in Internet RFC:7201
Publisher Policy:Reproduced in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher

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