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approved

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s):

None

Definition(s):

  FIPS approved or NIST recommended. An algorithm or technique that is either (1) specified in a FIPS or a NIST recommendation or (2) adopted in a FIPS or NIST recommendation.
Source(s):
FIPS 201 under Approved [Withdrawn]

  FIPS-approved or NIST-Recommended. An algorithm or technique that is either 1) specified in a FIPS or NIST Recommendation, or 2) adopted in a FIPS or NIST Recommendation and specified either (a) in an appendix to the FIPS or NIST Recommendation, or (b) in a document referenced by the FIPS or NIST Recommendation.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-56A Rev. 2 under Approved

  Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS)-approved or NIST-recommended. An algorithm or technique that meets at least one of the following: 1) is specified in a FIPS or NIST Recommendation, 2) is adopted in a FIPS or NIST Recommendation or 3) is specified in a list of NIST-approved security functions (e.g., specified as approved in the annexes of [FIPS 140]).
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-56B Rev. 1 under Approved

  Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) approved or NIST recommended. An algorithm or technique that is either 1) specified in a FIPS or NIST Recommendation, or 2) adopted in a FIPS or NIST Recommendation.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-63-2 under Approved [Superseded]

  FIPS-approved, NIST-Recommended and/or validated by the Cryptographic Algorithm Validation Program (CAVP).
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-90A Rev. 1 under Approved

  FIPS-approved and/or NIST-recommended.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-133 under Approved

  FIPS-approved and/or NIST-recommended. An algorithm or technique that is either: 1) Specified in a FIPS or NIST Recommendation, 2) Adopted in a FIPS or NIST Recommendation, or 3) Specified in a list of NIST-approved security functions.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-106 under Approved

  FIPS-approved or NIST-recommended: an algorithm or technique that is either 1) specified in a FIPS or a NIST Recommendation, or 2) adopted in a FIPS or a NIST Recommendation.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-38F

  FIPS approved or NIST recommended: an algorithm or technique that is either 1) specified in a FIPS or a NIST Recommendation, or 2) adopted in a FIPS or a NIST Recommendation.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-38B under Approved
NIST SP 800-38D under Approved

  FIPS approved or NIST recommended: an algorithm or technique that is either 1) specified in a FIPS or NIST Recommendation, or 2) adopted in a FIPS or NIST Recommendation.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-38C under Approved

  FIPS-approved or NIST-Recommended.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-90B under Approved

  FIPS-approved and/or NIST-recommended. An algorithm or technique that is either 1) specified in a FIPS or NIST Recommendation, or 2) specified elsewhere and adopted by reference in a FIPS or NIST Recommendation.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-57 Part 1 Rev. 3 under Approved [Superseded]
NIST SP 800-57 Part 1 Rev. 4 under Approved

  FIPS-approved and/or NIST-recommended. An algorithm or technique that is either 1) specified in a FIPS or NIST Recommendation, or 2) adopted in a FIPS or NIST Recommendation or 3) specified in a list of NIST-approved security functions.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-102 under Approved

  FIPS-approved and/or NIST-recommended. An algorithm or technique that is either 1) specified in a FIPS or NIST Recommendation, 2) adopted in a FIPS or NIST Recommendation or 3) specified in a list of NIST-approved security functions.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-107 Rev. 1 under Approved
NIST SP 800-135 Rev. 1 under Approved

  FIPS approved or NIST Recommended. An algorithm or technique that is either 1) specified in a FIPS or NIST Recommendation, or 2) adopted in a FIPS or NIST Recommendation or 3) specified in a list of NIST Approved security functions.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-108 under Approved

  FIPS approved or NIST Recommended. An algorithm or technique that is either 1) specified in a FIPS or NIST Recommendation, or 2) adopted in a FIPS or NIST Recommendation or 3) specified in a list of NIST-approved security functions.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-56C under Approved

  FIPS-Approved and/or NIST-recommended. An algorithm or technique that is either 1) specified in a FIPS or NIST Recommendation, or 2) adopted in a FIPS or NIST Recommendation and specified either in an appendix to the FIPS or NIST Recommendation, or in a document referenced by the FIPS or NIST Recommendation.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-57 Part 2 under Approved

  FIPS-approved or NIST-recommended: an algorithm or technique that is either 1) specified in a FIPS or NIST Recommendation, or 2) adopted in a FIPS or NIST Recommendation.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-67 Rev. 2 under Approved
NIST SP 800-67 Rev. 1 under Approved [Superseded]

  FIPS-Approved and/or NIST-recommended. An algorithm or technique that is either 1) specified in a FIPS or NIST Recommendation, or 2) adopted in a FIPS or NIST Recommendation and specified in an appendix to the FIPS or NIST Recommendation.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-89 under Approved

  is used to mean that an algorithm is specified in a FIPS or NIST Recommendation (published as a NIST Special Publication).
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-125B under Approved