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Overview of ISO standards (ISO 18031 and 20543)

May 31, 2023


Gaëtan Pradel - INCERT


The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) develop and publish international standards on many topics. The topic discussed in this presentation is information security, more specifically the random generation of bits. 

During the last three years, the standard ISO/IEC 18031 on Random Bit Generation (RBG) is going through an extensive revision. 

This presentation will provide an overview of the changes from the last edition to the (foreseen) new one is presented.  

Additionally, a succinct overview of the ISO/IEC 20543 on test and analysis methods for random bit generators within ISO/IEC 19790 and ISO/IEC 15408 is discussed. 

Presented at

Random Bit Generation Workshop 2023

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Created May 31, 2023, Updated June 01, 2023