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View Resource Advanced Encryption Standard

The Secretary of Commerce Don Evans this week announced a new encryption standard for the federal government, the Advanced Encryption Standard (AES). AES is expected to be used by businesses and organizations outside of government as well. AES, which replaces the Data Encryption Standard (DES) that the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) adopted in 1977, has been in production...

http://csrc.nist.gov/archive/aes/index.html
View Resource Cryptography

Cryptography is an ancient science, but, with the rise of the information age, computers have brought it to a whole new level. Online privacy and national security both depend on encryption, and maintaining a strong standard is more important than ever. The National Security Agency (NSA) maintains a fun and educational site for kids (1). Children can navigate through Cryptic Manor and solve...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/nsdl/met/2002/0705
View Resource Copy Protection

With the recent shut down of the peer-to-peer file sharing utility Audiogalaxy, copy protection of all kinds of data is a very hot topic. Distribution of music, movies, and software is running rampant, and many believe the solution lies in better copy protection. To learn the basics of copy protection, visit Link Data Security (1). This company specializes in secure products that reduce piracy,...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/nsdl/met/2002/0719
View Resource Ensuring Security and Trust in Electronic Communication: Towards A European Framework for Digital Signatures And Encryption

This European Commission European Internet Forum Policy Paper addresses the need for "a secure and trustworthy environment" in order to reap the benefits of the "commercial opportunities [for] electronic communication via open networks." The document contains major sections on digital signatures, encryption, and policy, as well as explanatory annexes on such topics as signature, encryption, key...

http://aei.pitt.edu/5897/
View Resource Cryptographic Toolkit

The Cryptographic Toolkit is being developed by a subgroup of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), whos members work to implement and promote cryptographic technologies and efficient practices. The purpose of the toolkit is to "enable US Government agencies and others to select cryptographic security components and functionality for protecting their data, communications, and...

http://csrc.nist.gov/groups/ST/toolkit/