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Draft SP 800-90 Series: Random Bit Generators are 3 drafts are available for public comments
September 09, 2013

In light of recent reports, NIST is reopening the public comment period for Special Publication 800-90A and draft Special Publications 800-90B and 800-90C NIST is interested in public review and comment to ensure that the recommendations are accurate and provide the strongest cryptographic recommendations possible. 

The public comments period closed on November 6, 2013. Comments should be sent to
In addition, NIST has released a supplemental ITL Security Bulletin titled "NIST Opens Draft Special Publication 800-90A, Recommendation for Random Number Generation Using Deterministic Random Bit Generators, For Review and Comment (Supplemental ITL Bulletin for September 2013)" to support the draft revision effort.


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See: Random Bit Generation
Created December 22, 2016, Updated June 22, 2020