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  • noun Technical meaning of 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. 1
  • noun advanced encryption standard A data encryption scheme which uses three different key sizes (128-bit, 192-bit, and 256-bit). AES was adopted by the U.S. government in 2002 as the encryption standard for protecting sensitive but unclassified electronic data. 0
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