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Title: Cryptographic Toolkit
Url: http://csrc.nist.gov/CryptoToolkit/
Publisher: National Institute of Standards and Technology (U.S.)
Description: 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 operations." Several documents make up the Cryptographic Toolkit, providing guidance and standards for encryption, digital signatures, and password usage and generation, to name a few. Four main encryption algorithms are discussed in detail, as well as modes of operation to properly use them.
LC Classification: Science -- Mathematics -- Instruments and machines -- Calculating machines -- Electronic computers. Computer science -- Other topics, A-Z -- Access control. Computer security
Social sciences -- Industries. Land use. Labor -- Industries. Land use. Labor -- Management. Industrial management -- Communication in management. Communication in organizations. Communication of information -- Computer networks. Computer network resources -- Computer network security
Social sciences -- Industries. Land use. Labor -- Industries. Land use. Labor -- Special industries and trades -- Mechanical industries -- Electronic industries -- Particular equipment, A-Z -- Cryptography equipment
GEM Subject: Science
Science -- Technology
Date Issued: 2000 - 2003
Resource Type: Reading Materials
Format: html
pdf
Audience: Students
Technical School Second Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2005-12-01 13:37:36 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2010-09-09 15:31:46 (W3C-DTF)
Source: Scout Archives  Scout Archives
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Resource URL Clicks: 105
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