Cryptographic Standards and Guidelines | CSRC - NIST

SANS has developed a set of information security policy templates. These are free to use and fully customizable to your company's IT security practices. Our list includes policy templates for acceptable use policy, data breach response policy, password protection policy and more. NIST Reevaluating Cryptography Guidance: Did NSA Influence Asked if other NIST cryptography and encryption guidance would be reviewed for possible inappropriate NSA influence, Donna Dodson, NIST's Computer Security Division chief, says the institute plans Can You Trust NIST?

Supplemental Guidance: Selection of cryptographic mechanisms is based on the need to protect the confidentiality and integrity of organizational information. The strength of mechanism is commensurate with the security category and/or classification of the information. This control enhancement applies to significant concentrations of digital media in organizational areas designated for media

Jun 22, 2020

The Advanced Encryption Standard is a standard of data encryption approved by the US government in 2001 and became effective in 2002. The AES algorithm uses three cryptographic keys to encrypt and decrypt electronic data. The AES is based on Rijndael which was developed by …

Jun 22, 2020 NIST Cryptographic Standards and Guidelines Development NISTIR 7977 NIST CRYPTOGRAPHIC STANDARDS AND GUIDELINES DEVELOPMENT PROCESS 1 1. Introduction and Overview The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is responsible for developing standards (Federal Information Processing Standards, or “FIPS”) and guidelines to …