OpenBSD Journal

U.S. picks new cryptography standard

Contributed by Dengue on from the thank-god-its-free dept.

Wired News has a story about the new encryption standard for the U.S. Government: Rijndael .

According to Ray Kammer, of the National Institute of Standards and Technology, "We chose this system because of its low memory, its easy access to parallelism, its fast key setup and easy implementation"

And yes, it's supported already by OpenBSD in -current.

(Comments are closed)

  1. By _azure () on

    Where any changes made to the protocol prior to adoption?

  2. By Matt Lesko () on

    Any one know how to pronounce this thing? I can't seem to get it (and I don't want to look like a fool).


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