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Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s):

A public key algorithm attributed to Rivest, Shamir, and Adleman
Rivest Shamir Adelman
Rivest Shamir Adelman (algorithm)
Rivest Shamir Adleman
Rivest, Shamir, & Adleman
Rivest, Shamir, Adelman
Rivest, Shamir, Adelman (an algorithm)
Rivest, Shamir, Adleman
Rivest, Shamir, Adleman cryptographic algorithm
Rivest, Shamir, and Adleman
Rivest-Shamir-Adleman algorithm


  Algorithm developed by Rivest, Shamir and Adelman (allowed in FIPS 186-3 and specified in ANS X9.31 and PKCS #1).
NIST SP 800-89

  A public-key algorithm that is used for key establishment and the generation and verification of digital signatures.
NIST SP 800-175B Rev. 1