This page contains information on some of the analysis from Round 2. It is not meant to be a comprehensive list.
AES-related Web SitesListed below are links to various public analysis efforts. Some may still contain information from Round 1.
NSA Hardware AnalysisNIST requested technical assistance from the National Security Agency (NSA) in performing a baseline hardware efficiency comparison of Round 2 finalists. Initial Plans for Estimating the Hardware Performance of AES Submissions describes the initial plans for that comparison.
On May 15, 2000, NSA provided NIST with a final report on their evaluation: Hardware Performance Simluations of Round 2 Advanced Encryption Standard Algorithms.
Specific questions regarding the above information should be directed to Elaine Barker .
Technical contact: Morris Dworkin
Administrative/process questions: Elaine Barker, Bill Burr