Internet Architecture Board


Comments from the IAB on NIST SP 800-90A Proceeding

The IAB sent comments to the US National Institute for Standards and Technology (NIST) in the matter of the NIST Special Publication 800-90A (Recommendation for Random Number Generation Using Deterministic Random Bit Generators) review proceeding.  In the statement, the IAB supports re-opening of the comment period on NIST SP 800-90A, and the IAB also makes recommendations relating to the review process for cybersecurity and cryptographic standards to enhance transparency and openness.

The full comments may be read here (PDF).

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