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NIST IR 8214

Threshold Schemes for Cryptographic Primitives: Challenges and Opportunities in Standardization and Validation of Threshold Cryptography

Date Published: March 2019


Luís T. A. N. Brandão (NIST), Nicky Mouha (NIST), Apostol Vassilev (NIST)



threshold schemes; secure implementations; cryptographic primitives; threshold cryptography; secure multi-party computation; intrusion tolerance; distributed systems; resistance to side-channel attacks; standards and validation
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Supplemental Material:
Diff file - shows changes from draft & public comment resolutions (pdf)

Publication Parts:
IR 8214A

Related NIST Publications:
ITL Bulletin

Document History:
07/26/18: IR 8214 (Draft)
03/01/19: IR 8214 (Final)


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cryptography, testing & validation