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Update on Standardization of Ascon family

October 4, 2023


Meltem Sönmez Turan - NIST


In February of 2023, NIST announced the decision to standardize the Ascon family for lightweight cryptography applications. This talk provides an overview of the process, and explains the selection of Ascon and the next steps.

Presented at

The Third NIST Workshop on Block Cipher Modes of Operation

Event Details


    National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE)
    9700 Great Seneca Highway
    Rockville, MD 20850

Parent Project

See: Lightweight Cryptography

Related Topics

Security and Privacy: encryption, lightweight cryptography

Created October 04, 2023, Updated October 05, 2023