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Lightweight Cryptography

Performance Benchmarking

In January 2022, the George Mason University Cryptographic Engineering Research Group (CERG) team published three calls to assist in evaluating protected implementations of the finalists:

The NIST team encourages submitters and third parties to contribute to this initiative. 

Performance benchmarking results are provided in the following pages:


Lightweight Crypto Technical Inquiries

Lawrence Bassham

Donghoon Chang

Deukjo Hong

Jinkeon Kang

John Kelsey

Kerry McKay

Meltem Sönmez Turan

Noah Waller


Security and Privacy: lightweight cryptography

Created January 03, 2017, Updated March 01, 2023