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Lightweight Cryptography

Upcoming Events

Lightweight Cryptography Workshop 2022
May 9, 2022 - May 11, 2022
NIST will host the Fifth Lightweight Cryptography Workshop (virtual) on May 9-11, 2022, to discuss various aspects of the finalists and to obtain valuable feedback for the standardization of lightweight cryptographic...

Past Events

Lightweight Cryptography Workshop 2020
October 19, 2020 - October 21, 2020
NIST hosted the Fourth Lightweight Cryptography Workshop (virtual) on October 19-21, 2020, to discuss various aspects of the second-round candidates and to obtain valuable feedback for the selection of the finalists.  Call...
Lightweight Cryptography Workshop 2019
November 4, 2019 - November 6, 2019
On-Demand Webcast Accepted Papers (papers included) Cryptography in Industrial Embedded Systems: our experience of needs and constraints Jean-Philippe Aumasson, Antony Vennard FELICS-AE: a framework to...
Lightweight Cryptography Workshop 2016
October 17, 2016 - October 18, 2016
In 2013, NIST initiated the lightweight cryptography project to study the performance of the current NIST-approved cryptographic standards on constrained devices and to understand the need for a dedicated lightweight...
Lightweight Cryptography Workshop 2015
July 20, 2015 - July 21, 2015
There are several emerging areas in which highly constrained devices are interconnected, typically communicating wirelessly with one another, working in concert to accomplish some task. Examples of these areas include: sensor...


Lightweight Crypto Technical Inquiries

Lawrence Bassham

Donghoon Chang

Deukjo Hong

Jinkeon Kang

John Kelsey

Kerry McKay

Meltem Sönmez Turan

Noah Waller


Security and Privacy: cryptography

Created January 03, 2017, Updated November 02, 2021