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Randall Easter


International Standards Development


  • US06339824, Method and apparatus for providing public key security control for a cryptographic processor
  • USO6108425, Method and apparatus for controlling the configuration of a cryptographic processor
  • USO6047375, Cryptographic processor with interchangeable units
  • USO5563950, USO5559889, System and methods for data encryption using public key cryptography
  • USO5530753, USO5530749, Methods and apparatus for secure hardware configuration
  • USO5214698, Method and apparatus for validating entry of cryptographic keys


  • Standards development
  • Hardware based cryptographic solutions


Electronics Engineer
Computer Security Division
Security Testing, Validation and Measurement Group


 Bachelor of Science Electrical Engineering Pennsylvania State University (1978)


Phone: 301-975-4641
Email: randall.easter@nist.gov
Fax: 301-975-4007