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SP 800-175B Rev. 1

Guideline for Using Cryptographic Standards in the Federal Government: Cryptographic Mechanisms

Date Published: March 2020

Supersedes: SP 800-175B (08/22/2016)


Elaine Barker (NIST)



asymmetric-key algorithm; identity authentication; confidentiality; digital signatures; encryption; integrity; key establishment; message authentication; random bit generation; symmetric-key algorithm
Control Families

Identification and Authentication; System and Communications Protection; System and Information Integrity


SP 800-175B Rev. 1 (DOI)
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Supplemental Material:
None available

Other Parts of this Publication:
SP 800-175A

Document History:
07/03/19: SP 800-175B Rev. 1 (Draft)
03/31/20: SP 800-175B Rev. 1 (Final)


Security and Privacy
authentication; cryptography; public key infrastructure