Number:  5320548
Creation Date:  2010-09-30
Category:  IMT Security
Effective Date:  2021-05-19
Last Reviewed:  2023-03-17
Version:  8.0
Scheduled Review Date: 2024-03-17
Security Classification:  Protected A
Status:  Approved

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​​​This standard identifies cryptographic algorithms approved by the Cybersecurity Division for use on Government of Alberta (GoA) digital systems, servers, services, and networks. The cryptographic algorithms considered acceptable for use in the GoA are based on those identified by the Communications Security Establishment Canada (CSEC). These algorithms are used to protect GoA information at rest, and in transit.

This standard supports Information Security Management Directive (ISMD) section 2.4.

Keywords: cryptography, algorithms