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Cryptographic Algorithms and Key Sizes for Personal Identity Verification

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Author(s)

William Polk, Donna F. Dodson, William Burr, Hildegard Ferraiolo, David Cooper

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 800-78-3 (December 2010): http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=907537]
Citation
Special Publication (NIST SP) - 800-78-4
Report Number
800-78-4

Keywords

cryptographic algorithm, FIPS 201, identity credential, Personal Identity Verification (PIV), smart cards

Citation

Polk, W. , Dodson, D. , Burr, W. , Ferraiolo, H. and Cooper, D. (2015), Cryptographic Algorithms and Key Sizes for Personal Identity Verification, Special Publication (NIST SP), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], https://doi.org/10.6028/NIST.SP.800-78-4, https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=918499 (Accessed April 24, 2024)
Created May 28, 2015, Updated October 12, 2021