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NIST announces the draft whitepaper “Profiles for the Lightweight Cryptography Standardization Process”.
April 26, 2017

NIST announces the draft whitepaper Profiles for the Lightweight Cryptography Standardization Process. This document describes the first two profiles for NIST's lightweight cryptography project. Profile I provides authenticated encryption with associated data (AEAD) and hashing functionalities for both hardware-oriented and software-oriented constrained environments. Profile II provides AEAD only in hardware-oriented constrained environments.

The final versions of these profiles will be the foundation of submission requirements for the first algorithms in NIST’s lightweight cryptography portfolio.

Comments due by: June 16, 2017
See more details about this Draft Whitepaper, including how to submit comments.

Parent Project

See: Lightweight Cryptography

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Security and Privacy: lightweight cryptography

Created April 26, 2017, Updated June 22, 2020