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Withdrawal of NIST Special Publications 800-15, 800-25, and 800-32

Three NIST Special Publications are being withdrawn, effective immediately: SP 800-15, SP 800-25, and SP 800-32.

In May 2021, NIST's Crypto Publication Review Board initiated a review process for the following publications:

On August 4, 2021, NIST proposed to withdraw those publications and called for comments on that decision proposal. During that comment period, which ended September 3, 2021, NIST received no public comments on SP 800-25 or SP 800-32 and one set of comments on SP 800-15.

NIST is withdrawing all three publications, effective immediately. NIST’s rationale for withdrawing each publication is included in the August 4th announcement.

Information about the review process is available at NIST's Crypto Publication Review Project.

Released September 13, 2021