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NIST SP 800-57 Part 1 Rev. 3

Recommendation for Key Management, Part 1: General (Revision 3)

Date Published: July 2012

Supersedes: SP 800-57 Part 1 Rev. 2 (03/01/2007)


Elaine Barker (NIST), William Barker (NIST), William Burr (NIST), W. Polk (NIST), Miles Smid (Orion Security Solutions)



Assurances; authentication; authorization; availability; backup; compromise; confidentiality; cryptanalysis; cryptographic key; cryptographic module; digital signature; hash function; key agreement; key management; key management policy; key recovery; key transport; originator usage period; private key; public key; recipient usage period; secret key; split knowledge; trust anchor.
Control Families

Access Control; Audit and Accountability; Contingency Planning; Media Protection; Planning; System and Communications Protection; System and Information Integrity


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Supplemental Material:
Comments received on Draft (May 2011) (pdf)
Draft (May 2011) (pdf)

Document History:
07/10/12: SP 800-57 Part 1 Rev. 3 (Final)


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