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ISO/TS 32003

AES-GCM support in PDF 2.0

ISO/TS 32003 Document management — Portable Document Format — Adding support of AES-GCM in PDF 2.0 is a PDF 2.0 extension Technical Specification (TS) that was prepared by ISO TC 171 SC 2 WG 8.

The document extends PDF 2.0 to add support for 256-bit AES-GCM encryption. The existing PDF AES-CBC encryption is unaffected.

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ISO/TS 32003 is an extension adding AES-GCM support to PDF 2.0.

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Community: PDF Digital Signature TWG

ISO Group Responsible: ISO TC171 SC2 WG8

ISO Status: status of all PDF-related ISO work

Extensions to PDF 2.0

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