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NIST Announces the Release of Special Publication 800-133, Recommendation for Cryptographic Key Generation
November 16, 2012

NIST announces the completion of NIST Special Publication (SP) 800-133Recommendation for Cryptographic Key Generation. This Recommendation discusses the generation of the keys to be used with NIST-approved cryptographic algorithms. The keys are either generated using mathematical processing on the output of approved Random Bit Generators, or generated based upon keys that are generated in this fashion.

Created December 22, 2016, Updated April 07, 2017