ISO/IEC 14888-3:2016 specifies digital signature mechanisms with appendix whose security is based on the discrete logarithm problem.

ISO/IEC 14888-3:2016 provides

- a general description of a digital signature with appendix mechanism, and

- a variety of mechanisms that provide digital signatures with appendix.

For each mechanism, this part of ISO/IEC 14888 specifies

- the process of generating a pair of keys,

- the process of producing signatures, and

- the process of verifying signatures.

General information

  • Status :  Withdrawn
    Publication date : 2016-03
    Corrected version (en) : 2017-08
  • Edition : 3
  • :
    ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 27
    Information security, cybersecurity and privacy protection
  • 35.030
    IT Security

Life cycle

A standard is reviewed every 5 years

Revisions / Corrigenda

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