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Recommendation for Pair-Wise Key Establishment Schemes Using Discrete Logarithm Cryptography



Elaine B. Barker, Don Johnson, Miles Smid


[Superseded by SP 800-56A Revised (March 2007):] This Recommendation specifies key establishment schemes using discrete logarithm cryptography, based on standards developed by the Accredited Standards Committee (ASC) X9, Inc.: ANS X9.42 (Agreement of Symmetric Keys Using Discrete Logarithm Cryptography) and ANS X9.63 (Key Agreement and Key Transport Using Elliptic Curve Cryptography).
Special Publication (NIST SP) - 800-56A
Report Number


assurances, Diffie-Hellman, elliptic curve cryptography, finite field cryptography, key agreement, key confirmation, key derivation, key establishment, key management, key recovery, key transport, MQV


Barker, E. , Johnson, D. and Smid, M. (2006), Recommendation for Pair-Wise Key Establishment Schemes Using Discrete Logarithm Cryptography, Special Publication (NIST SP), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD (Accessed July 20, 2024)


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Created May 3, 2006, Updated February 19, 2017