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Programming Wireless Devices with the Java™ 2 Platform, Micro Edition, Second Edition by Jim Holliday - Editor, Aleksi Uotila, Mark Patel, Jyri Huopaniemi, Jim Van Peursem, Antero Taivalsaari, Roger Riggs

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16.4. MIDP X.509 Certificate Profile

MIDP 2.0 devices are expected use standard Internet and wireless protocols and techniques for their transport and security. The protocols and techniques are based on the following Internet standards for public key cryptography:

  • WAP Certificate Profile Specification WAP-211-WAPCert-20010522-a [reference 15] (WAPCert).

    Devices must conform to all mandatory requirements in WAPCert, Appendix C, and should conform to all of its optional requirements except:

    • WAPCert Section 6.2, User Certificates for Authentication.

    • WAPCert Section 6.3, User Certificates for Digital Signatures.

  • RFC 2437 – PKCS #1 RSA Encryption Version 2.0 [reference 6].

  • RFC 2459 – Internet X.509 Public Key Infrastructure [reference 7].

    MIDP 2.0 implementations ...

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