Random Bit Generation RBG
News and Updates
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....
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...
Created May 24, 2016, Updated April 14, 2023