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White Paper (RETIRED DRAFT)

Profiles for the Lightweight Cryptography Standardization Process

Date Published: April 26, 2017
Comments Due: June 16, 2017 (public comment period is CLOSED)
Email Questions to: lightweight-crypto@nist.gov

Withdrawn: August 27, 2018

Planning Note (8/27/2018): The Draft Whitepaper and the public comments received provided the foundation for the submission requirements of the NIST Lightweight Cryptography project. These requirements were published in a call for algorithms on August 27, 2018.

Author(s)

Lawrence Bassham (NIST), Çağdaş Çalık (NIST), Kerry McKay (NIST), Nicky Mouha (NIST), Meltem Sönmez Turan (NIST)

Abstract

Keywords

lightweight cryptography; constrained devices; standardization
Control Families

System and Communications Protection; System and Information Integrity;

Documentation

Publication:
Draft Whitepaper

Supplemental Material:
Public Comments on Profiles I and II (June 2017) (pdf)

Related NIST Publications:
NISTIR 8114

Topics

Security and Privacy
cryptography