Re: [Cfrg] NIST Report on 1st Round of PQ Algorithms

"Blumenthal, Uri - 0553 - MITLL" <uri@ll.mit.edu> Thu, 31 January 2019 21:34 UTC

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I personally am surprised that there are no AKE schemes - only KEM (and while you can construct an AKE from a KEM, it's usually non-trivial and expensive).

Any idea why AKE weren't submitted...?

On 1/31/19, 13:47, "Cfrg on behalf of Joachim Strömbergson" <cfrg-bounces@irtf.org on behalf of joachim@strombergson.com> wrote:

    Aloha!
    
    On 2019-01-31 16:51, Russ Housley wrote:
    > NIST just posted NISTIR 8240, the Status Report on the First Round of
    > the NIST Post-Quantum Cryptography Standardization Process.  It is
    > available at https://doi.org/10.6028/NIST.IR.8240.
    
    And here is the list of candidates moving to the second round:
    
    https://csrc.nist.gov/news/2019/pqc-standardization-process-2nd-round-candidates
    
    >From the page:
    
    The 17 Second-Round Candidate public-key encryption and
    key-establishment algorithms are:
        BIKE
        Classic McEliece
        CRYSTALS-KYBER
        FrodoKEM
        HQC
        LAC
        LEDAcrypt (merger of LEDAkem/LEDApkc)
        NewHope
        NTRU (merger of NTRUEncrypt/NTRU-HRSS-KEM)
        NTRU Prime
        NTS-KEM
        ROLLO (merger of LAKE/LOCKER/Ouroboros-R)
        Round5 (merger of Hila5/Round2)
        RQC
        SABER
        SIKE
        Three Bears
    
    
    The 9 Second Round Candidates for digital signatures are:
        CRYSTALS-DILITHIUM
        FALCON
        GeMSS
        LUOV
        MQDSS
        Picnic
        qTESLA
        Rainbow
        SPHINCS+
    
    
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