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NISTIR 8213 (Draft)

A Reference for Randomness Beacons: Format and Protocol Version 2

Date Published: May 2019
Comments Due: August 5, 2019 (public comment period is CLOSED)
Email Questions to: beacon-nistir@nist.gov

Author(s)

John Kelsey (NIST), Luís T. A. N. Brandão (NIST), Rene Peralta (NIST), Harold Booth (NIST)

Abstract

Keywords

cryptography; public randomness; beacons; hash chaining; timestamping; auditability; unpredictability
Control Families

None selected

Documentation

Publication:
NISTIR 8213 (Draft) (DOI)
Local Download

Supplemental Material:
NIST Randomness Beacon project (other)

Document History:
05/06/19: NISTIR 8213 (Draft)

Topics

Security and Privacy
random number generation

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