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NIST SP 800-20

Modes of Operation Validation System for the Triple Data Encryption Algorithm (TMOVS): Requirements and Procedures

Date Published: October 1999 (Updated 3/1/2012)

Supersedes: SP 800-20 (04/01/2000)

Planning Note (09/26/2018):

For current information on algorithm validation testing, see the Cryptographic Algorithm Validation Program (CAVP).


Sharon Keller (NIST)



computer security; cryptographic algorithms; cryptography; Triple Data Encryption Algorithm (TDEA); Triple Data Encryption Standard (TDES); Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS); NVLAP; secret key cryptography; Automated testing; validation.
Control Families

Assessment, Authorization and Monitoring; System and Communications Protection


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Supplemental Material:
None available

Document History:
03/01/12: SP 800-20 (Final)


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cryptography, testing & validation