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Notes about the NIST Reference for Randomness Beacons

March 30, 2023


Luís T. A. N. Brandão - NIST/Strativia


Abstract: This talk will highlight various design aspects of the NIST Reference for Randomness Beacons, including the features aimed at allowing combination of randomness from multiple beacons, and its intended security properties. The talk will also briefly explain the various tracks of the NIST "Interoperable Randomness Beacons" project.

Suggested reading: "NISTIR 8213: A Reference for Randomness Beacons: Format and Protocol Version 2": doi:10.6028/NIST.IR.8213-draft

Presented at

The Randomness Summit 2023 @ Tokyo (Japan), 2023-Mar-30

Parent Project

See: Interoperable Randomness Beacons

Related Topics

Security and Privacy: cryptography

Created April 06, 2023