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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; Hildegard Ferraiolo; David A. Cooper;
Title: Cryptographic Algorithms and Key Sizes for Personal Identity Verification
Published: December 31, 2010
Abstract: 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 800-78-2 (February 2010): http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=904962]
Citation: NIST SP - 800-78-3
Pages: 20 pp.
Keywords: PIV; FIPS 201; HSPD-12; Cryptography; digital signature; authentication; Personal Identity Verification; PIV
Research Areas: Computer Security, Federal Information Processing Standards, Cybersecurity
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