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



Elaine B. Barker, Lidong Chen, Allen L. Roginsky, Apostol T. Vassilev, Richard Davis


This Recommendation specifies key-establishment schemes based on the discrete logarithm problem over finite fields and elliptic curves, including several variations of Diffie-Hellman and Menezes-Qu-Vanstone (MQV) key establishment schemes.
Special Publication (NIST SP) - 800-56Ar3
Report Number


Diffie-Hellman, elliptic curve cryptography, finite field cryptography, key agreement, key confirmation, key derivation, key establishment, MQV.
Created April 16, 2018, Updated October 1, 2019