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Guideline for Using Cryptographic Standards in the Federal Government: Cryptographic Mechanisms

Published

Author(s)

Elaine B. Barker

Abstract

This document is intended to provide guidance to the Federal Government for using cryptography and NIST's cryptographic standards to protect sensitive, but unclassified digitized information during transmission and while in storage. The cryptographic methods and services to be used are discussed.
Citation
Special Publication (NIST SP) - 800-175Brev1
Report Number
800-175Brev1

Keywords

asymmetric-key algorithm, authentication, confidentiality, cryptography, digital signatures, encryption, integrity, key agreement, key derivation, key management, key transport, key wrapping, message authentication codes, non-repudiation, Public Key Infrastructure (PKI), random bit generation, symmetric-key algorithm.

Citation

Barker, E. (2020), Guideline for Using Cryptographic Standards in the Federal Government: Cryptographic Mechanisms, Special Publication (NIST SP), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], https://doi.org/10.6028/NIST.SP.800-175Br1 (Accessed February 26, 2024)
Created March 31, 2020, Updated May 31, 2020