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SP 800-56C Rev. 1

Recommendation for Key-Derivation Methods in Key-Establishment Schemes

Date Published: April 2018

Supersedes: SP 800-56C (11/28/2011)


Elaine Barker (NIST), Lily Chen (NIST), Richard Davis (NSA)



expansion; extraction; extraction-then-expansion; key establishment; message authentication code; hash function; key derivation
Control Families

System and Communications Protection


SP 800-56C Rev. 1 (DOI)
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Supplemental Material:
Comments received on Draft SP 800-56C Rev. 1 (pdf)

Document History:
04/16/18: SP 800-56C Rev. 1


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