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Federal Inf. Process. Stds. (NIST FIPS)

Personal Identity Verification (PIV) of Federal Employees and Contractors

Hildegard Ferraiolo, Andrew Regenscheid, Salvatore Francomacaro, David Cooper, Ketan Mehta, Annie W. Sokol, David Temoshok, Gregory Fiumara, Justin Richer, James L. Fenton, Johnathan Gloster, nabil anwer
FIPS 201 establishes a standard for a Personal Identity Verification (PIV) system (Standard) that meets the control and security objectives of Homeland Security

Security Requirements for Cryptographic Modules

Michael J. Cooper, Kim B. Schaffer
The selective application of technological and related procedural safeguards is an important responsibility of every federal organization in providing adequate

Secure Hash Standard

Quynh H. Dang
This standard specifies hash algorithms that can be used to generate digests of messages. The digests are used to detect whether messages have been changed

Digital Signature Standard (DSS)

Elaine B. Barker
This Standard specifies a suite of algorithms that can be used to generate a digital signature. Digital signatures are used to detect unauthorized modifications

The NIST Rotating Braille Reader for Electronic Books

John W. Roberts, V R. McCrary
¿¿¿We have developed a new technology to reduce the cost of Braille-based information accessibility. Millions of blind and visually impaired people in the US

Advanced Encryption Standard (AES)

Morris J. Dworkin, Elaine B. Barker, James R. Nechvatal, James Foti, Lawrence E. Bassham, E. Roback, James F. Dray Jr.
The Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) specifies a FIPS-approved cryptographic algorithm that can be used to protect electronic data. The AES algorithm is a

Escrowed Encryption Standard

Miles E. Smid
[Withdrawn October 19, 2015] This standard specifies an encryption/decryption algorithm and a Law Enforcement Access Field (LEAF) creation method which may be

Automated Password Generator (APG)

Charles Dinkel
[Withdrawn on October 19, 2015] The Automated Password Generator Standard specifies an algorithm to generate passwords for the protection of computer resources