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NISTIR 8202 (Draft)

Blockchain Technology Overview

Date Published: January 2018
Comments Due: February 23, 2018 (public comment period is CLOSED)
Email Questions to: nistir8202-comments@nist.gov

Author(s)

Dylan Yaga (NIST), Peter Mell (NIST), Nik Roby (G2), Karen Scarfone (Scarfone Cybersecurity)

Abstract

Keywords

blockchain; consensus model; cryptocurrency; cryptographic hash; distributed ledger; mining
Control Families

None selected

Documentation

Publication:
Draft NISTIR 8202
NIST News Release

Supplemental Material:
NIST News Release (other)

Document History:
01/24/18: NISTIR 8202 (Draft)
10/03/18: NISTIR 8202 (Final)

Topics

Security and Privacy
cryptography

Technologies
blockchain