NSA's 1989 study of public key crypto for NIST recommendations

Michael Morisy filed this request with the National Security Agency of the United States of America.
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From: Michael Morisy

To Whom It May Concern:

This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I hereby request the following records:

A copy of the NSA study done in 1989 of public key cryptography at the request of National Institute of Standards and Technology.

For aid searching for this material, it is referenced in the Memorandum for the Record of Fifteenth Meeting of the NIST/NSA Technical Working Group, created on Mar. 26, 1990.

Please task this request to any departments that would likely interact with NIST on cryptographic standards.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 20 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Michael Morisy

From: National Security Agency

An acknowledgement letter, stating the request is being processed.

From: National Security Agency

Muckrock Requester's:

The FOIA requests referenced below (NSA Case Numbers) are in our initial processing backlog queue waiting to be pulled to conduct the necessary searches; further correspondence from NSA will not be initiated until the case is pulled for this search processing step.

NSA Case Numbers: 82333, 82334, 83261, 83336, 83549, 83606, 83817, 84512, 84529, 84530, 84696, 84788, 85523, 85612, 100484, 100802, 100816, 100831, 100889, 101477, 101689, 101745, and 101994.
Regards,
NSA FOIA Office
301-688-6527

From: National Security Agency

Muckrock Requester's:

The FOIA requests referenced below (NSA Case Numbers) are in our initial processing backlog queue waiting to be pulled to conduct the necessary searches; further correspondence from NSA will not be initiated until the case is pulled for this search processing step.

NSA Case Numbers: 82333, 82334, 83261, 83336, 83549, 83606, 83817, 84512, 84529, 84530, 84696, 84788, 85523, 85612, 100484, 100802, 100816, 100831, 100889, 101477, 101689, 101745, and 101994.
Regards,
NSA FOIA Office
301-688-6527

From: National Security Agency

Muckrock Requester's:

The FOIA requests referenced below (NSA Case Numbers) are in our initial processing backlog queue waiting to be pulled to conduct the necessary searches; further correspondence from NSA will not be initiated until the case is pulled for this search processing step.

NSA Case Numbers: 82333, 82334, 83261, 83336, 83549, 83606, 83817, 84512, 84529, 84530, 84696, 84788, 85523, 85612, 100484, 100802, 100816, 100831, 100889, 101477, 101689, 101745, and 101994.
Regards,
NSA FOIA Office
301-688-6527

From: National Security Agency

Good Morning,

This further responds to your Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request of 22 January 2016, for "A copy of the NSA study done in 1989 of public key cryptography at the request of National Institute of Standards and Technology " Your request has recently been assigned for processing from our initial backlog. Before we continue processing your request, we want to establish your continued interest.

Please advise this office within 15 days of the date of this email of your continued interest. You may advise us by facsimile at 443-479-3612, in writing to National Security Agency, ATTN: FOIA Office (P132), 9800 Savage Road STE 6932, Ft. George G. Meade, MD 20755-6932, or via email at foia_case_officer@nsa.gov. In any instance, please reference the Case Number 83606. If no response is received by the end of the 15 days, we will assume that you are no longer interested in pursuing the request, and we will administratively close your case with no further processing.

Thank you,
FOIA Customer Representative

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