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Hash Functions
Approved Algorithms   |  SHA-3 Derived Functions  |  Security Strengths  |  Testing Implementations Approved Algorithms A hash algorithm is used to map a message of arbitrary length to a fixed-length message digest. Approved hash algorithms for generating a condensed representation of a message (message digest) are specified in two Federal Information Processing Standards: FIPS 180-4, Secure Hash Standard and FIPS 202, SHA-3 Standard: Permutation-Based Hash and Extendable-Output Functions....
Multi-Party Threshold Cryptography MPTC
The multi-party paradigm of threshold cryptography enables threshold schemes, for a secure distribution of trust in the operation of cryptographic primitives. New (2023-Jan-25): NIST IR 8214C ipd: NIST First Call for Multi-Party Threshold Schemes (initial public draft). DOI: 10.6028/NIST.IR.8214C.ipd. Public comments due 2023-Apr-10 (there is a suggested template). Upcoming (1st half of 2023): NIST IR 8214B (final) — Notes on Threshold EdDSA/Schnorr Signatures (To publish after revising its...
National Software Reference Library NSRL
[Redirect to: https://www.nist.gov/itl/ssd/software-quality-group/national-software-reference-library-nsrl] The National Software Reference Library (NSRL) is designed to collect software from various sources and incorporate file profiles computed from this software into a Reference Data Set (RDS) of information. The RDS can be used by law enforcement, government, and industry organizations to review files on a computer by matching file profiles in the RDS. This will help alleviate much of the...
Stateful Hash-Based Signatures HBS
In Special Publication 800-208, Recommendation for Stateful Hash-Based Signature Schemes, NIST approves two schemes for stateful hash-based signatures (HBS) as part of the post-quantum cryptography development effort.  The two schemes were developed through the Internet Research Task Force (IRTF): 1) XMSS, specified in Request for Comments (RFC) 8391 in May 2018, and 2) LMS, in RFC 8554 in April 2019. Background HBS schemes were the topic for a session of talks during the first public workshop...