Lightweight Cryptography: An Introduction

How lightweight cryptography and the NIST-approved ASCON algorithm work.


The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) announced on February 7, 2023, that it had selected the ASCON algorithm to become the standard for Lightweight Cryptography. In this whitepaper, we will explore what lightweight cryptography is and why it is worth considering for specific Internet of Things (IoT) use cases.

Download this white paper to learn:

  • What lightweight cryptography is
  • Why a new lightweight cryptography algorithm is needed
  • How the ASCON algorithm works

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