NIST says DES encryption ‘inadequate’

Massively parallel computing has rendered DES breakable, standards institute claims


The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is proposing that the Data Encryption Standard (DES), a popular encryption algorithm, lose its certification for use in software products sold to the government.


http://www.infoworld.com/article/04/07/29/HNdesinadequate_1.html



 

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