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Publication Citation: Recommendation for Block Cipher Modes of Operation: Galois/Counter Mode (GCM) and GMAC

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Author(s): Morris J. Dworkin;
Title: Recommendation for Block Cipher Modes of Operation: Galois/Counter Mode (GCM) and GMAC
Published: November 28, 2007
Abstract: This Recommendation specifies the Galois/Counter Mode (GCM), an algorithm for authenticated encryption with associated data, and its specialization, GMAC, for generating a message authentication code (MAC) on data that is not encrypted. GCM and GMAC are modes of operation for an underlying approved symmetric key block cipher.
Citation: NIST SP - 800-38D
Pages: 39 pp.
Keywords: authenticated encryption; authentication; block cipher; confidentiality; cryptography; encryption; information security; mode of operation
Research Areas: Computer Security, Cybersecurity
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