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NIST IR 8240

Status Report on the First Round of the NIST Post-Quantum Cryptography Standardization Process

Date Published: January 2019


Gorjan Alagic (NIST), Jacob Alperin-Sheriff (NIST), Daniel Apon (NIST), David Cooper (NIST), Quynh Dang (NIST), Carl Miller (NIST), Dustin Moody (NIST), Rene Peralta (NIST), Ray Perlner (NIST), Angela Robinson (NIST), Daniel Smith-Tone (NIST), Yi-Kai Liu (NIST)



cryptography; digital signatures; post-quantum cryptography; public-key encryption; key-establishment mechanism (KEM); quantum resistant; quantum safe
Control Families

None selected


Download URL

Supplemental Material:
NIST PQC Standardization homepage
Round 2 Submissions

Related NIST Publications:
IR 8309
IR 8413
IR 8413
IR 8105

Document History:
01/31/19: IR 8240 (Final)


Security and Privacy

digital signatures, encryption, key management, post-quantum cryptography

Activities and Products

standards development