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DRAFT Special Publication (SP) 800-152, A Profile for U.S. Federal Cryptographic Key Management Systems
December 19, 2014

NIST requests comments on DRAFT Special Publication (SP) 800-152A Profile for U.S. Federal Cryptographic Key Management Systems. This Profile is based on NIST Special Publication (SP) 800-130, A Framework for Designing Cryptographic Key Management Systems, and has been prepared to assist Cryptographic Key Management System (CKMS) designers and implementers in selecting the features to be provided in their “products,” and to assist Federal organizations and their contractors when procuring, installing, configuring, operating, and using a Federal Cryptographic Key Management System (FCKMS). Please send comments by February 18, 2015 to, with "Comments on SP 800-152" in the subject line. A template has been provided.

Note that these comments will be posted for public review.  Note that this revision includes references to some of the security controls in SP 800-53. Comments on the accuracy of these references would be appreciated.

Parent Project

See: Key Management
Created December 21, 2016, Updated June 22, 2020