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FIPS 186-3

Digital Signature Standard (DSS)

Date Published: June 2009

Supersedes: FIPS 186-2 (10/05/2001)


National Institute of Standards and Technology



computer security; cryptography; Digital Signature Algorithm; digital signatures; Elliptic Curve Digital Signature Algorithm; Federal Information Processing Standard; public key cryptography; RSA
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FIPS 186-3

Supplemental Material:
Comments received on drafts (pdf)

Document History:
06/25/09: FIPS 186-3


Security and Privacy
digital signatures