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NIST SP 800-57 Part 1 Rev. 5

Recommendation for Key Management: Part 1 – General

Date Published: May 2020

Supersedes: SP 800-57 Part 1 Rev. 4 (01/28/2016)


Elaine Barker (NIST)



archive; assurances; authentication; authorization; availability; backup; compromise; confidentiality; cryptanalysis; cryptographic key; cryptographic module; digital signature; hash function; key agreement; key information; key-inventory management; 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:
None available

Publication Parts:
SP 800-57 Part 2 Rev. 1
SP 800-57 Part 3 Rev. 1

Document History:
10/08/19: SP 800-57 Part 1 Rev. 5 (Draft)
05/04/20: SP 800-57 Part 1 Rev. 5 (Final)