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Random Bit Generation RBG

News and Updates

Discussion on Full Entropy Assumption of the SP 800-90 Series: NIST IR 8427
April 14, 2023
NIST Interagency Report (IR) 8427 is now available.
Initial Public Draft of NIST IR 8427 Available for Comment
September 7, 2022
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has released the initial public draft of NIST Interagency Report (IR) 8427, "Discussion on the Full Entropy Assumption of the SP 800-90 Series."
Third Public Draft of NIST SP 800-90C Available for Comment
September 7, 2022
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has released the third public draft of NIST Special Publication (SP) 800-90C, "Recommendation for Random Bit Generator (RBG) Constructions."
Decision to Revise NIST SP 800-22 Rev. 1a
April 19, 2022
After considering several rounds of public comments, NIST has decided to revise Special Publication 800-22 Rev. 1a, "A Statistical Test Suite for Random and Pseudorandom Number Generators for Cryptographic Applications."
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 the entropy...
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 January 2011....
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 document specifies...
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 the...
Public Comments: Draft SP 800-90 Series: Random Bit Generators
September 9, 2013
800-90 A Rev. 1: Recommendation for Random Number Generation Using Deterministic RBG800-90 B: Recommendation for the Entropy Sources Used for Random Bit Generation 800-90 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 January 16, 2024