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ITL Bulletin August 2015

Recommendation for Random Number Generation Using Deterministic Random Bit Generators

Date Published: August 2015

Author(s)

Elaine Barker (NIST), Larry Feldman (G2), Gregory Witte (G2)

Abstract

Keywords

Deterministic Random Bit Generator (DRBG); entropy; hash function; random number generator
Control Families

System and Communications Protection;

Documentation

Publication:
August 2015 ITL Bulletin

Supplemental Material:
None available

Topics

Security and Privacy
cryptography