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Recommendation for Random Number Generation Using Deterministic Random Bit Generators (Revised)

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Author(s)

Elaine B. Barker, John M. Kelsey

Abstract

[Superseded by SP 800-90A (January 2012): http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=910345] This Recommendation specifies mechanisms for the generation of random bits using deterministic methods. The methods provided are based on either cryptographic hash functions, block cipher algorithms or number theoretic problems. [Supersedes SP 800-90 (June 2006): http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=918931]
Citation
Special Publication (NIST SP) - 800-90 Rev
Report Number
800-90 Rev

Keywords

Deterministic random bit generator (DRBG), DRBG, entropy, hash function, random number generator

Citation

Barker, E. and Kelsey, J. (2007), Recommendation for Random Number Generation Using Deterministic Random Bit Generators (Revised), Special Publication (NIST SP), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD (Accessed April 21, 2021)
Created March 14, 2007, Updated January 27, 2020