Posts tagged with: U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

U.S. Spy Agency Sets Requirements and Deadline for Adoption of Post-Quantum Cryptography

The Director of NSA is the National Manager for NSS and therefore issues guidance for NSS. The algorithms in CNSA 2.0 are an update to those in the currently required...

U.S. NIST Exhausts Digital Signature Candidates, Renews Call for PQC Digital Signature Submissions

NIST issued the public call for submissions to the PQC Standardization Process in December 2016 and, after three rounds of evaluation and analysis, announced the selection of the first algorithms...

WISeKey: Substantial Implementation Progress of Post-quantum Algorithms in Secure Semiconductors

The WISeKey’s team of experts is working with several NIST’s candidates for the MS600X Common Criteria products: Crystals-Kyber for key exchange mechanism, and Crystals-Dilithium for signatures....

Suit Filed in D.C. Court Seeks Transparency Into U.S. NIST’s Post-Quantum Computing Algorithm Effort

Civil-rights firm Loevy & Loevy has now filed suit on [D. J. Bernstein's] behalf in federal court, the United States District Court for the District of Columbia, to force NIST...

First Rainbow, Now SIKE?  No Qubits Needed to Crack Another NIST PQC Algo

[E]ncryption algorithm that was supposed to stand up to attacks from the future's most powerful computers was recently laid low by a much simpler machine....

Should the U.S. Government Run a Public Contest to Discover Weaknesses in Post-Quantum Computing Algorithms? 

The more people try to attack the new PQC algorithms and fail, the more likely it is that they are secure....