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SP 800-90A Rev. 1

Recommendation for Random Number Generation Using Deterministic Random Bit Generators

Date Published: June 2015

Supersedes: SP 800-90A (January 2012)

Author(s)

Elaine Barker (NIST), John Kelsey (NIST)

Abstract

Keywords

deterministic random bit generator (DRBG); entropy; hash function; random number generator
Control Families

System and Communications Protection;

Documentation

Publication:
SP 800-90A Rev. 1 (DOI)
Local Download

Supplemental Material:
Press Release (other)

Other Parts of this Publication:
SP 800-90B
SP 800-90C (DRAFT)

Topics

Security and Privacy
encryption; random number generation; secure hashing