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NIST Standardizes Ascon Cryptographic Algorithm for IoT and Other Lightweight Devices
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NIST Standardizes Ascon Cryptographic Algorithm for IoT and Other Lightweight Devices

The Ascon family of authenticated encryption and hashing algorithms, which are intended for use in lightweight cryptographic applications, will be standardised, according to the U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). According to NIST, "the selected algorithms are meant to safeguard information created and transmitted by the Internet of Things (IoT), including its numerous small sensors and actuators." They are made for other tiny technologies as well, like medical implants, stress detectors for roads and bridges, and car keyless entry fobs. In other words, the goal is to use lightweight cryptography for security measures in systems read the complete article NIST Standardizes Ascon Cryptographic Algorithm for IoT and Other Lightweight Devices. Stay informed ...