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NIST SP 800-15

MISPC Minimum Interoperability Specification for PKI Components, Version 1

Date Published: January 1998

Planning Note (09/13/2021):

See the withdrawal announcement and rationale for withdrawal.

For current information on this topic, see, especially:


William Burr (NIST), Donna Dodson (NIST), Noel Nazario (NIST), W. Polk (NIST)



certificate; certificate revocation list; certification authority (CA); CRL; public key infrastructure (PKI); registration authority; repository; X.509
Control Families

System and Communications Protection


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Supplemental Material:
None available

Document History:
01/01/98: SP 800-15 (Final)