Technically, IKE is a standalone protocol that could live a life separate from ESP/AH. However, since IKE’s only application in the real world seems to be in conjunction with IPSec, we lump them together under the name IPSe
- Chapter 10: Real-World Security Protocols
- from Information Security: Principles and Practice, 2nd Edition
- Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
- Released: May 2011
The author of this book is a genius!