Computer Security Resource Center

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Cryptographic Standards and Guidelines

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Project Overview

Users of the former "Crypto Toolkit" can now find that content under this project. It includes cryptographic primitives, algorithms and schemes are described in some of NIST's Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS), Special Publications (SPs) and NIST Internal/Interagency Reports (NISTIRs).

 

Crypto Standards and Guidelines, by Project Area

 

Implementation-related References

 

Guideline for Using Cryptography in the Federal Government

 

Cryptographic Standards and Guidelines Development Process

Learn about NIST's process for developing crypto standards and guidelines in NISTIR 7977 and on the project homepage.

Created December 29, 2016, Updated October 10, 2018