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NIST requests comments on process to standardize cryptographic algorithms for IoT, smart grid

May 14, 2018 |
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The National Institute of Standards and Technology has issued a request for comment on a new process to evaluate and standardize lightweight cryptographic algorithms in order to accommodate Internet of Things devices, the smart grid, and other emerging technologies.

In a Federal Register notice, published today, NIST said the process is meant to update current NIST cryptographic standards, which only apply to “general-purpose computing platforms” so that they apply to “constrained computing environments,” such as automotive systems, IoT devices,...

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