Computer Security Resource Center

Computer Security Resource Center

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Key Management


The following NIST-authored publications are directly related to this project.

Series & Number Title Status Released
SP 800-57 Part 1 Rev. 4 Recommendation for Key Management, Part 1: General Final 01/28/2016
SP 800-131A Rev. 1 Transitions: Recommendation for Transitioning the Use of Cryptographic Algorithms and Key Lengths Final 11/06/2015
SP 800-152 A Profile for U.S. Federal Cryptographic Key Management Systems (CKMS) Final 10/28/2015
SP 800-57 Part 3 Rev. 1 Recommendation for Key Management, Part 3: Application-Specific Key Management Guidance Final 01/22/2015
SP 800-56B Rev. 1 Recommendation for Pair-Wise Key-Establishment Schemes Using Integer Factorization Cryptography Final 10/01/2014
ITL Bulletin January 2014 A Profile of the Key Management Framework for the Federal Government Final 01/09/2014
SP 800-130 A Framework for Designing Cryptographic Key Management Systems Final 08/15/2013
SP 800-56A Rev. 2 Recommendation for Pair-Wise Key Establishment Schemes Using Discrete Logarithm Cryptography Withdrawn 06/05/2013
White Paper Summary of the Workshop on Cryptographic Key Management Systems (CKMS), National Institute of Standards and Technology, September 10-11, 2012 Final 01/10/2013
SP 800-133 Recommendation for Cryptographic Key Generation Final 12/21/2012
ITL Bulletin December 2012 Generating Secure Cryptographic Keys: A Critical Component of Cryptographic Key Management and the Protection of Sensitive Information Final 12/19/2012
SP 800-38F Recommendation for Block Cipher Modes of Operation: Methods for Key Wrapping Final 12/13/2012
SP 800-135 Rev. 1 Recommendation for Existing Application-Specific Key Derivation Functions Final 12/23/2011
SP 800-56C Recommendation for Key Derivation through Extraction-then-Expansion Withdrawn 11/28/2011
SP 800-132 Recommendation for Password-Based Key Derivation: Part 1: Storage Applications Final 12/22/2010
NISTIR 7609 Cryptographic Key Management Workshop Summary -- June 8-9, 2009 Final 01/08/2010
SP 800-108 Recommendation for Key Derivation Using Pseudorandom Functions Withdrawn 11/06/2008
SP 800-57 Part 2 Recommendation for Key Management, Part 2: Best Practices for Key Management Organization Final 08/25/2005
Created January 04, 2017, Updated April 18, 2018