NIST Post-Quantum Cryptography Standardization Update (Q12a)
Before the deadline of Nov. 30, 2017, NIST received more than 80 submissions from researchers of 25 countries and 6 continents. After checking “complete and proper”, the first-round submissions are released for public review, analysis, and evaluation. This presentation will provide a summary about the first-round submissions. It will brief the next step tasks and point where the cryptographic application community can contribute to the NIST process.