NIST has completed the 90-day public review of the proposal from IEEE
1619 to add XTS-AES as an Approved Mode of Operation under FIPS 140.
XTS-AES provides a narrow-block tweakable block cipher based on the
XEX construction proposed by Phillip Rogaway.
See the following link for comments, under the section Comments On
The Proposal To Approve XTS-AES:
NIST received comments from the following individuals:
* Moses Liskov, Kazuhiko Minematsu:
* Seagate Technology:
* Matt Ball:
* Collected comments:
- Boaz Shahar
- David Clunie
- Rich Shroeppel
- Phillip Rogaway
- Vijay Bharadwaj, Neils Ferguson
Based on these comments, NIST will decide whether or not to approve
XTS for FIPS 140-2/140-3.
Matt Ball, IEEE P1619.x SISWG Chair
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