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NIST seeks comment on 'lightweight' encryption for IoT devices

April 19, 2019 |
Rick Weber

The National Institute of Standards and Technology is requesting public comment on several dozen “lightweight cryptography” proposals issued Thursday, which are intended to support secure Internet of Things devices.

“As the next step in its effort to create effective security for small networked electronic devices, [NIST] is requesting feedback from the public on the set of 56 candidate 'lightweight cryptography' proposals the agency released today,” according to a statement issued by NIST.

NIST is expecting to pare down the...

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