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Stateful Hash-Based Signatures HBS

News and Updates

Draft NIST SP 800-208 Stateful Hash-Based Signature Schemes
December 11, 2019
NIST has released Draft NIST Special Publication (SP) 800-208, "Recommendation for Stateful Hash-Based Signature Schemes." The public comment period ends February 28, 2020.
Request for Public Comments on Stateful Hash-Based Signatures
February 4, 2019
NIST currently intends to approve both LMS and XMSS stateful hash-based signature schemes, and is seeking public comments on that proposed action by April 1, 2019.
Stateful Hash-Based Signatures: NIST Wants Your Input
June 21, 2018
NIST's Computer Security Division is seeking input on the development of standards for stateful hash-based signatures, including XMSS (see IETF RFC 8391).
Public-Key Post-Quantum Cryptographic Algorithms: Nominations
December 20, 2016
NIST solicits nominations for candidate algorithms to be considered for public-key post-quantum standards. Submission requirements and evaluation criteria are available at https://www.nist.gov/pqcrypto. Proposals must be...
Created December 20, 2018, Updated June 22, 2020