SP 800-57 Part 1 Rev. 4

Recommendation for Key Management, Part 1: General

Date Published: January 2016

Supersedes: SP 800-57 Part 1 Rev. 3 (07/10/2012)


Elaine Barker (NIST)



archive; assurances; authentication; authorization; availability; backup; compromise; confidentiality; cryptanalysis; cryptographic key; cryptographic module; digital signature; hash function; key agreement; key management; key management policy; key recovery; key transport; originator-usage period; private key; public key; recipient-usage period; secret key; split knowledge; trust anchor
Control Families

Access Control; Audit and Accountability; Contingency Planning; Media Protection; Planning; System and Communications Protection; System and Information Integrity


SP 800-57 Part 1 Rev. 4 (DOI)
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Supplemental Material:
Comments and resolutions for SP 800-57 Part 1, Rev. 4 (pdf)

Document History:
01/28/16: SP 800-57 Part 1 Rev. 4