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Publication Citation: Cryptographic Algorithms and Key Sizes for Personal Identity Verification

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Author(s): William T. Polk; Donna F. Dodson; William E. Burr;
Title: Cryptographic Algorithms and Key Sizes for Personal Identity Verification
Published: February 19, 2010
Abstract: [Superseded by SP 800-78-3 (December 2010): http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=907537] This document contains the technical specifications needed for the mandatory and optional cryptographic keys specified in FIPS 201 as well as the supporting infrastructure specified in FIPS 201 and the related Special Publication 800-73, Interfaces for Personal Identity Verification [SP800-73], and SP 800-76, Biometric Data Specification for Personal Identity Verification [SP800-76], that rely on cryptographic functions. [Supersedes SP 800-78-1 (August 2007): http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=51215]
Citation: NIST SP - 800-78-2
Pages: 20 pp.
Keywords: PIV; FIPS 201; HSPD-12; cryptography; digital signature; authentication; Personal Identity Verification
Research Areas: Federal Information Processing Standards, Cybersecurity