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NIST SP 800-38C

Recommendation for Block Cipher Modes of Operation: the CCM Mode for Authentication and Confidentiality

Date Published: May 2004 (Updated 7/20/2007)

Supersedes: SP 800-38C (05/12/2004)


Morris Dworkin (NIST)



authentication; block cipher; confidentiality; cryptography; encryption; information security; message authentication code; authenticated encryption; mode of operation
Control Families

Identification and Authentication; System and Communications Protection


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Supplemental Material:
None available

Publication Parts:
SP 800-38A
SP 800-38A
SP 800-38B
SP 800-38D
SP 800-38E
SP 800-38F
SP 800-38G

Document History:
07/20/07: SP 800-38C (Final)


Security and Privacy

authentication, encryption, message authentication