DES

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Synonyms for DES

a potent estrogen used in medicine and in feed for livestock and poultry

synthetic nonsteroid with the properties of estrogen

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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.
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.
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.
IRE products use the Data Encryption Standard (DES), which is the preferred encryption algorithm for private industry and government applications.
The password data on the smartcard is Triple Data Encryption Standard (3DES) protected to prevent outsiders from accessing any of its stored information.
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.
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