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advanced encryption standard (AES)

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s):

AES

Definition(s):

  Advanced Encryption Standard
Source(s):
FIPS 197 under AES

  A U.S. Government-approved cryptographic algorithm that can be used to protect electronic data. The AES algorithm is a symmetric block cipher that can encrypt (encipher) and decrypt (decipher) information.
Source(s):
CNSSI 4009-2015 (FIPS 197 - Adapted)

  Advanced Encryption Standard (as specified in FIPS 197).
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-56C under AES

  Advanced Encryption Standard.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-38D under AES

  Advanced Encryption Standard specified in [FIPS 197].
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-57 Part 1 Rev. 4 under AES