Published: June 13, 2006
Elaine B. Barker, John M. Kelsey
[Superseded by SP 800-90 Revised (March 2007): http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=50814] This Recommendation specifies mechanisms for the generation of random bits using deterministic methods. The methods provided are based on either hash functions, block cipher algorithms or number theoretic problems.
Citation: Special Publication (NIST SP) - 800-90Report Number:
NIST Pub Series: Special Publication (NIST SP)
Pub Type: NIST Pubs
deterministic random bit generator (DRBG), entropy, hash function, random number generator
Created June 13, 2006, Updated February 19, 2017