[Cryptography] NIST announced Round 1 candidates for lightweight crypto competition

Peter Gutmann pgut001 at cs.auckland.ac.nz
Thu May 9 01:57:48 EDT 2019

jamesd at echeque.com <jamesd at echeque.com> writes:

>Correction/Clarification. Libsodium has plenty of NIST algorithms, but the
>defaults are all NIST free, and the recommendation is to use the defaults.

I don't really care about whether something came from NIST or not but it's
got the Bernstein protocol suite in it and he's damn good at designing
practical algorithms, meaning ones that don't fall to pieces the first time
they come into contact with the real world.


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