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Advanced Encryption Standard




<cryptography, algorithm> (AES) The NIST's replacement for the Data Encryption Standard (DES).

The Rijndael /rayn-dahl/ symmetric block cipher, designed by Joan Daemen and Vincent Rijmen, was chosen by a NIST contest to be AES.

AES is Federal Information Processing Standard FIPS-197.

AES currently supports 128, 192 and 256-bit keys and encryption blocks, but may be extended in multiples of 32 bits.

Home (http://csrc.nist.gov/CryptoToolkit/aes/).

Rijndael home page (http://www.esat.kuleuven.ac.be/~rijmen/rijndael/).



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