February 10, 2011

NIST draft SP 800-131 B & SP 800-131 C

NIST published the following draft SPs.  As expected, FIPS 140-2 Security Policies need to address algorithms and key lengths subject to transition requirements [details are in SP 800-131 A].  Comments to the draft Special Publications are due March 31, 2011.

SP 800-131 B
DRAFT Transitions: Validation of Transitioning Cryptographic Algorithm and Key Lengths

SP 800-131 C
DRAFT Transitions: Validating the Transition from FIPS 186-2 to FIPS 186-3

Stop by the InfoGard booth at the RSA Conference in San Francisco next week.  We would be happy to answer your questions.


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