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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...

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 26, 2006

In 2005 Prof. Xiaoyun Wang announced a differential attack on the SHA-1 hash function. NIST found that the attack was practical, and announced plans for transitioning to SHA-2 algorithms and development of SHA-3.

August 25, 2004

Researchers have recently announced they have discovered a new way to break a number of cryptographic hash algorithms. Click here to read NIST's brief comments on recent cryptanalytic attacks on secure hashing...