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April 12, 2024

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NIST works to update testing tools used for validating security of encryption solutions prior to implementation

By Jacob Livesay / March 22, 2024

The National Institute of Standards and Technology is working on an update for tools used to validate cryptographic modules for federal agencies that are offered by third party suppliers, according to computer security division chief Matthew Scholl.

“The test programs that are designed for current algorithms, they need to be updated to test new algorithms,” such as quantum-resistant algorithms that federal agencies are required to implement on their systems by 2035, Scholl told Inside Cybersecurity on the sidelines of a...


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