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NIST Releases the Second Draft of SP 800-90C
April 13, 2016
NIST invites comments on the second draft of Special Publication (SP) 800-90C, Recommendation for Random Bit Generator (RBG) Constructions. This Recommendation specifies constructions for the implementation of RBGs...
DRAFT SP 800-90 Series: Random Bit Generators Recommendation
January 27, 2016
NIST announces the second draft of Special Publication (SP) 800-90B, Recommendation for the Entropy Sources Used for Random Bit Generation. This Recommendation specifies the design principles and requirements for...
Draft Special Publication 800-131A Revision 1
July 10, 2015
NIST requests comments on Draft Special Publication (SP) 800-131A Revision 1, Transitions: Recommendation for Transitioning the Use of Cryptographic Algorithms and Key Lengths, which was originally published in...
NIST Computer Security Released the NIST SP 800-90A
June 25, 2015
NIST announces the completion of Revision 1 of NIST Special Publication (SP) 800-90A, Recommendation for Random Number Generation Using Deterministic Random Bit Generators. 
DRAFT Special Publication 800-90A Revision 1
November 21, 2014
NIST requests your comments on the latest revision of Special Publication 800-90A, Recommendation for Random Number Generation Using Deterministic Random Bit Generators, which is dated November 2014. This...
Draft Special Publication 800-90A Revision 1
April 21, 2014
NIST requests comments on a revision of Draft Special Publication 800-90A Revision 1, Recommendation for Random Number Generation Using Deterministic Random Bit Generators. This revision removes the Dual_EC_DRBG from...
Public Comments: Draft SP 800-90 Series: Random Bit Generators
September 9, 2013
800-90 A Rev. 1: Recommendation for Random Number Generation Using DeterministicRBG800-90 B: Recommendation for the Entropy Sources Used for Random Bit Generation800-90 C: Recommendation for RBG Constructions are 3 drafts
NIST is Proud to Announce the Release of 2 DRAFT Publications
September 5, 2012
NIST is Proud to Announce the Release of 2 DRAFT Publications: Special Publication 800-90 B, Recommendation for the Entropy Sources Used for Random Bit Generation -- AND -- Special Publication 800-90C, ecommendation for...
Created May 24, 2016, Updated November 29, 2018