To "ensure that the public has ample advanced [sic] notice", DHS says that Phase 4 will not be implemented before January 1, 2016.
I am a senior citizen and have a lot of health issues and no one is going to hire me.
NIST announces the public comment release of SP 800-56A Rev. Revision 3 approves the use of specific safe-prime groups of domain parameters for finite field DH and MQV schemes and requires the use of specific commonly used elliptic curves.
SP 800-56A specifies key-establishment schemes based on the discrete logarithm problem over finite fields and elliptic curves, including several variations of Diffie-Hellman (DH) and Menezes-Qu-Vanstone(MQV) key establishment schemes.
Yes, the phone I have SUCKS, but it is a phone and it works.
The program was originally intended to be a LIFELINE. It doesn't mean that you should get some kind of fancy phone, it means you have a phone.