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October 15, 2018

NIST has released the second draft of Special Publication (SP) 800-52 Rev. 2, which provides guidance regarding TLS implementations. Public comments are due November 16, 2018.

October 3, 2018

NIST has published "Blockchain Technology Overview," NIST Internal Report (NISTIR) 8202. This is a high-level technical publication that examines the history, scope, and characteristics of this emerging technology...

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...

July 26, 2018

NIST announces the release of Draft NISTIR 8214, Threshold Schemes for Cryptographic Primitives. This publication provides a high-level overview of the possibilities that threshold schemes bring for enhancing the...

July 19, 2018

Draft NIST Special Publication (SP) 800-131A Revision 2, Transitioning the Use of Cryptographic Algorithms and Key Lengths, is now available for public comment, until September 7, 2018.

July 10, 2018

Draft SP 800-56B Revision 2 specifies key-agreement and key-transport schemes that are based on the RSA algorithm. The public comment period for this draft is open until October 5, 2018.

July 2, 2018

Draft NIST Special Publication (SP) 800-71, Recommendations for Key Establishment Using Symmetric Block Ciphers, addresses key establishment techniques that .....

June 29, 2018

NIST has published Special Publication (SP) 800-116 Revision 1, Guidelines for the Use of PIV Credentials in Facility Access.

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).

May 31, 2018

"A Data Structure for Integrity Protection with Erasure Capability" is a draft white paper available for public comment until August 3, 2018. It describes a "block matrix" data structure .

April 16, 2018

Secret cryptographic keying material may be electronically established between parties by using a.....

April 11, 2018

Best practices for organizations to manage cryptographic keys:  NIST releases Draft SP 800-57 Part 2 Revision 1 for public comment

January 26, 2018

 A new NIST cybersecurity white paper is available, Security Considerations for Code Signing. 

January 10, 2018

NIST announces the release of Special Publication 800-90B, Recommendation for the Entropy Sources Used for Random Bit Generation.  This document....

October 31, 2017

NIST announces an update to its transition plans for key establishment schemes specified in the SP 800-56 series.

October 2, 2017

NIST's National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) Releases Draft SP 1800-12, Derived Personal Identity Verification (PIV) Credentials

July 11, 2017

NIST requests comments on the current plan for use and deprecation of the Tripe Data Encryption Algorithm (TDEA).

May 19, 2014

Public Comments: (1) Revised Draft Special Publication 800-73-4, Interfaces for Personal Identity Verification, and (2) Revised Draft Special Publication 800-78-4, Cryptographic Algorithms and Key Sizes for Personal...

March 13, 2014

NIST announces the release of the draft revision of Special Publication 800-56B, Recommendation for Pair-Wise Key Establishment Schemes Using Integer Factorization Cryptography. SP 800-56B specifies key...

December 13, 2013

NIST is pleased to announce that Draft NIST Interagency Report 7863, Cardholder Authentication for the PIV Digital Signature Key, is available for public comment. NISTIR 7863 ...

November 12, 2013

The comment period for Draft Special Publication 800-52 Revision 1, Guidelines for the Selection, Configuration, and Use of Transport Layer Security (TLS) Implementations, has been extended. The new deadline to...

September 24, 2013

NIST announces the release of Draft Special Publication (SP) 500-52 (Revision 1), Guidelines for the Selection, Configuration, and Use of Transport Layer Security (TLS) Implementations for public comment...

July 8, 2013

NIST is pleased to announce that Draft NIST Special Publication 800-38G, Recommendation for Block Cipher Modes of Operation: Methods for Format-Preserving Encryption, is available for public comment. Format...

May 13, 2013

Draft Special Publication 800-73-4, Interfaces for Personal Identity Verification, and Draft Special Publication 800-78-4, Cryptographic Algorithms and Key Sizes for Personal Identity Verification, are now available 

August 30, 2012
Federal Register Number: 2012-21461

NIST seeks additional comments on specific sections of the 2009 Draft Federal Information Processing Standard 140-3, Security Requirements for Cryptographic Modules… Comments were due October 1, 2012.

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