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SP 800-56B Rev. 2 (DRAFT)

Recommendation for Pair-Wise Key-Establishment Using Integer Factorization Cryptography

Date Published: July 2018
Comments Due: October 5, 2018
Email Comments to: SP800-56b_comments@nist.gov

Planning Note (8/2/2018): This draft has been modified very slightly from the version originally posted on July 10, 2018: 1) In the Notes to Reviewers (p. iii), item 2 has been updated and item 3 has been deleted; 2) In Appendix E, items 16 and 17 identify specific changes in Section 6.4.1.

Author(s)

Elaine Barker (NIST), Lily Chen (NIST), Allen Roginsky (NIST), Apostol Vassilev (NIST), Richard Davis (NSA), Scott Simon (NSA)

Announcement

NIST seeks comments on Draft Special Publication (SP) 800-56B Revision 2, Recommendation for Pair-Wise Key-Establishment Using Integer Factorization Cryptography. This draft publication specifies key agreement and key transport schemes for pairs of entities, and methods for key confirmation are included to provide assurance that both parties share the same keying material. Significant changes to the document are listed in "Notes to Reviewers." A more detailed list of changes is provided in the final appendix.

Abstract

Keywords

assurances; integer factorization cryptography; key agreement; key confirmation; key derivation; key establishment; key management; key recovery; key transport
Control Families

System and Communications Protection;

Documentation

Publication:
Draft SP 800-56B Rev. 2

Supplemental Material:
None available

Other Parts of this Publication:
SP 800-56A Rev. 3
SP 800-56C Rev. 1

Topics

Security and Privacy
key management