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SP 800-90B

Recommendation for the Entropy Sources Used for Random Bit Generation

Date Published: January 2018

Author(s)

Meltem Sönmez Turan (NIST), Elaine Barker (NIST), John Kelsey (NIST), Kerry McKay (NIST), Mary Baish (NSA), Michael Boyle (NSA)

Abstract

Keywords

Conditioning functions; entropy source; health testing; min-entropy; noise source; predictors; random number generators
Control Families

System and Communications Protection;

Documentation

Publication:
SP 800-90B (DOI)
Local Download

Supplemental Material:
None available

Other Parts of this Publication:
SP 800-90A Rev. 1
SP 800-90C (DRAFT)

Related NIST Publications:
White Paper

Document History:
Draft SP 800-90B (1/27/16)
SP 800-90B (1/10/18)

Topics

Security and Privacy
random number generation