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Rivest-Shamir-Adleman

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s):

RSA

Definition(s):

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

  A public-key algorithm that is used for key establishment and the generation and verification of digital signatures.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-175B Rev. 1 under RSA

  An algorithm approved in FIPS 186 for digital signatures and in SP 800-56B for key establishment.
Source(s):
NIST SP 1800-16B under Rivest, Shamir, & Adleman from NIST SP 800-57 Part 1 Rev. 4
NIST SP 1800-16C under Rivest, Shamir, & Adleman from NIST SP 800-57 Part 1 Rev. 4
NIST SP 1800-16D under Rivest, Shamir, & Adleman from NIST SP 800-57 Part 1 Rev. 4

  For the purposes of this specification, RSA is a public-key signature algorithm specified by PKCS #1. As a reversible public-key algorithm, it may also be used for encryption.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-15 [Withdrawn] under RSA

  Rivest, Shamir, Adelman; an algorithm approved in [FIPS 186] for digital signatures and in [SP 800-56B] for key establishment.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-57 Part 1 Rev. 4 [Superseded] under RSA