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June 16, 2023

NIST has published NIST Internal Report 8454, Status Report on the Final Round of the NIST Lightweight Cryptography Standardization Process. The announcement of NIST's decision to standardize the ASCON family was announced on...

February 7, 2023

NIST announces the selection of the Ascon family for lightweight cryptography standardization.

July 21, 2021

NISTIR 8369 describes the evaluation process and selection process used during the second round of the NIST Lightweight Cryptography Standardization Process. Ten finalists were announced in March 2021.

March 29, 2021

Ten finalists are moving to the final round of the Lightweight Cryptography Standardization process.

August 30, 2019

NIST announces thirty-two (32) candidates for Round 2 of the Lightweight Cryptography (LWC) Standardization project.

April 18, 2019

NIST announces fifty-six (56) candidates for Round 1 of the Lightweight Cryptography (LWC) Standardization project.

August 27, 2018
Federal Register Number: 2018-18433

NIST has initiated a process to solicit, evaluate, and standardize lightweight cryptographic algorithms that are suitable for use in constrained environments where the performance of current NIST cryptographic standards is...

April 26, 2017

NIST releases a draft whitepaper "Profiles for the Lightweight Cryptography Standardization Process".

March 30, 2017

NISTIR 8114, Report on Lightweight Cryptography has been approved as final and is now available.

August 11, 2016

Draft NIST Interagency Report (NISTIR) 8114, Report on Lightweight Cryptography is now available for public comment. NIST-approved cryptographic standards were designed to perform well using general-purpose computers..