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What does DES stand for?

Data Encryption Standard (US)

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Other cryptographic algorithms currently validated by the CMVP are the Data Encryption Standard (DES), the Triple Data Encryption Standard (TDES), the Digital Signature Algorithm (DSA), the Secure Hash Algorithm (SHA-1), and the Random Number Generator algorithm (RNG).
The AES standard will replace the Triple Data Encryption Standard (3DES) standard currently used for high-security applications.
The Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) includes a 256-bit key; the previous Data Encryption Standard (DES), which the government adopted in 1977, used a 56-bit key and was surpassed by the 128-bit encryption adopted in the private sector in the early 1990s.
The number of products worldwide that implemented the NIST Data Encryption Standard (DES), including Triple DES, grew rapidly from 1999 through June 2001, but leveled off by December 2001.
It will replace the aging Data Encryption Standard, which NIST adopted in 1977 as a Federal Information Processing Standard used by federal agencies to protect sensitive, unclassified information.
Known as the Data Encryption Standard (DES), this method is used routinely by many banks and financial institutions to protect electronic funds transfers and credit-card transactions.
The AES replaces the Data Encryption Standard (DES) which NIST adopted as a FIPS in 1977 for federal agency use in the protection of sensitive, unclassified information.
Following a recommendation from the federal government's National Institute of Standards and Technology, the Secretary of Commerce has revised the Data Encryption Standard, which federal agencies and others use to scramble sensitive information.

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