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Recommendation for Pair-Wise Key Establishment Using Integer Factorization Cryptography

Published

Author(s)

Elaine B. Barker, Lidong Chen, Allen L. Roginsky, Richard Davis, Scott Simon

Abstract

This Recommendation specifies key-establishment schemes using integer factorization cryptography (in particular, RSA). Both key-agreement and key transport schemes are specified for pairs of entities, and methods for key confirmation are included to provide assurance that both parties share the same keying material. In addition, the security properties associated with each scheme are provided.
Citation
Special Publication (NIST SP) - 800-56B Rev. 2
Report Number
800-56B Rev. 2

Keywords

assurances, integer factorization cryptography, key agreement, key confirmation, key derivation, key establishment, key management, key recovery, key transport.

Citation

Barker, E. , Chen, L. , Roginsky, A. , Davis, R. and Simon, S. (2019), Recommendation for Pair-Wise Key Establishment Using Integer Factorization Cryptography, Special Publication (NIST SP), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], https://doi.org/10.6028/NIST.SP.800-56Br2 (Accessed April 23, 2024)
Created March 21, 2019, Updated September 3, 2019