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Result differences in test files between FIPS 800-22b and FIPS 800-22rev1a

Yesterday we talked about FIPS 800-22 "A STATISTICAL TEST SUITE FOR RANDOM AND PSEUDORANDOM NUMBER GENERATORS FOR CRYPTOGRAPHIC APPLICATIONS", going to get the web page were is located we found ourselves that a new FIPS 800-22 was released, itis FIPS 800-22rev1a on April, 2010, with the same title.

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NIST Special Publication 800-22, the current statistical test suite for random and pseudorandom numbers

Since May, 15, 2001, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) published Special Publication 800-22, “A statistical test suite for random and pseudorandom number generators for cryptographic applications”. When DiceLock project was conceived on 1998 old NIST FIPS 140-1 random number test were used …

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FIPS 140-1, NIST old random number test suite

When DiceLock was conceived in 1998, the random tests specified in NIST’s FIPS 140-1 were used to prototype and evaluate its viability.

Now, we are going to post FIPS 140-1 publication random number test suite.

FIPS PUB 140-1

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