Noise Protocol Framework


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Crypto protocols that are simple, fast, and secure

Noise is a framework for building crypto protocols. Noise protocols support mutual and optional authentication, identity hiding, forward secrecy, zero round-trip encryption, and other advanced features.


Specs

The main document is the Noise Protocol Framework. Several extensions are being developed, including the NoiseSocket protocol.

Code

Open source implementations exist in C, Java, Go, Haskell, and Rust.

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Wiki

Visit the wiki for more info, explanations, and work-in-progress specs and code.

Adopters

Noise is currently used by WhatsApp, WireGuard, and Lightning.