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NIST Releases Draft SP 800-131A Rev. 2 for Public Comment
July 19, 2018
Draft NIST Special Publication (SP) 800-131A Revision 2, Transitioning the Use of Cryptographic Algorithms and Key Lengths, is now available for public comment, until September 7, 2018.
NIST Releases Draft SP 800-56B Rev 2 for Public Comment
July 10, 2018
Draft SP 800-56B Revision 2 specifies key-agreement and key-transport schemes that are based on the RSA algorithm. The public comment period for this draft is open until October 5, 2018.
NIST Releases Draft SP 800-71 for Public Comment
July 2, 2018
Draft NIST Special Publication (SP) 800-71, Recommendations for Key Establishment Using Symmetric Block Ciphers, addresses key establishment techniques that .....
Transition Plans for Key Establishment Schemes
October 31, 2017
NIST announces an update to its transition plans for key establishment schemes specified in the SP 800-56 series.
NIST Releases Draft SP 800-56C Rev. 1
August 7, 2017
NIST Announces the release of Draft Special Publication 800-56C Revision 1, Recommendation for Key Derivation through Extraction-then-Expansion for public comment.
NIST Releases Draft SP 800-56A Rev. 3
August 7, 2017
NIST Releases Draft Special Publication 800-56A Revision 3, Recommendation for Pair-Wise Key-Establishment Schemes Using Discrete Logarithm Cryptography, for public comment.
Public-Key Post-Quantum Cryptographic Algorithms: Nominations
December 20, 2016
NIST solicits nominations for candidate algorithms to be considered for public-key post-quantum standards. Submission requirements and evaluation criteria are available at https://www.nist.gov/pqcrypto. Proposals must be...
Special Publication 800-57, Part 1 Revision 4 has been approved
January 28, 2016
NIST announces the completion of Special Publication (SP) 800-57, Part 1 Rev. 4, Recommendation for Key Management, Part 1: General. This Recommendation provides ...
NIST Announces the Release of Special Publication 800-152
October 30, 2015
NIST announces the publication of Special Publication (SP) 800-152, A Profile for U. S. Federal Cryptographic Key Management Systems. This document contains requirements for the design, ...
Draft Special Publication 800-57 Part 1 Revision 4 Comments
September 10, 2015
NIST requests comments on a revision of Special Publication (SP) 800-57, Part 1, Recommendation for Key Management, Part 1 (Rev. 4). This Recommendation provides general guidance and best practices for the management...
NIST released Revision 1 of SP 800-57 Part 3, Revision 1
January 23, 2015
Special Publication 800-57, Part 3, Revision 1, Recommendation for Key Management, Part 3: Application-Specific Key Management Guidance, is intended primarily to help system administrators ...
DRAFT Special Publication (SP) 800-152
December 19, 2014
NIST requests comments on DRAFT Special Publication (SP) 800-152, A Profile for U.S. Federal Cryptographic Key Management Systems. This Profile is based on NIST Special Publication (SP) 800-130, A Framework for...
Approved: SP 800-56B Revision 1 and NISTIR 7628 Revision 1
October 2, 2014
These 2 documents were approved as final at end of September - made available to CSRC website on September 30 - Special Publication 800-56B Revision 1 and NISTIR 7628 Revision 1
Draft SP 800-56B Rev. 1 comment period has been extended
May 16, 2014
NIST has determined to extend the public comment period for the draft revision of Special Publication 800-56B, Recommendation for Pair-Wise Key Establishment Schemes Using Integer Factorization Cryptography ...
DRAFT Special Publication 800-57 Part 3 Revision 1
May 5, 2014
NIST would like to request comments on a Draft Revision of SP 800-57 Part 3, Recommendation for Key Management: Application-Specific Key Management Guidance. 
DRAFT Special Publication 800-56B Revision 1
March 13, 2014
NIST announces the release of the draft revision of Special Publication 800-56B, Recommendation for Pair-Wise Key Establishment Schemes Using Integer Factorization Cryptography. SP 800-56B specifies key...
DRAFT Special Publication (SP) 800-152
January 7, 2014
NIST requests comments on Draft Special Publication (SP) 800-152, A Profile for U.S. Federal Cryptographic Key Management Systems. SP 800-152 contains requirements for the design, implementation, procurement...
Special Publication (SP) 800-130
August 16, 2013
NIST announces the completion of Special Publication (SP) 800-130, A Framework for Designing Cryptographic Key Management Systems. This publication contains a description of the topics to be considered and the...
Release of SP 800-56A Revision 2 and NISTIR 7298 Revision 2
June 12, 2013
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is pleased to announce the release of Special Publication 800-56A, Revision 2: Recommendation for Pair-Wise Key Establishment Schemes Using Discrete 
NIST announces the draft release of SP 800-56A
August 20, 2012
NIST announces the release of draft revision of Special Publication 800-56A, Recommendation for Pair-Wise Key Establishment Schemes Using Discrete Logarithm Cryptography. 
NIST announces the draft release of SP 800-152
August 8, 2012
NIST is developing a draft Special Publication 800-152 that will be entitled "A Profile for U. S. Federal Cryptographic Key Management Systems (CKMS)". This Profile will be based on the Special Publication 800...
Revision 3 of Special Publication (SP) 800-57, Part 1
July 10, 2012
NIST announces the completion of Revision 3 of Special Publication (SP) 800-57, Part 1, Recommendation for Key Management, Part 1: General. This publication contains basic key management guidance, ...
Cryptographic Key Management Workshop
June 27, 2001
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) announces a workshop to discuss the development of Cryptographic Key…
Created January 04, 2017, Updated July 19, 2018