Definitions for "Data Encryption Standard"
A secret key-based cryptosystem. To use DES for communication, both the sender and the receiver must know the same secret key, which is used to provide both encryption and decryption of the message. DES is the most well known and widely used cryptographic system in the world. It was originally developed by IBM and was endorsed by the U.S. government in 1977 as an official standard.
(abbreviation: DES) A popular, standard encryption scheme.
The NIST Federal Information Processing Publication (FIPS Pub. 46) standard which defines the use of the Data Encryption Algorithm. The cryptographic method used by the STAR Network for data Encryption.
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