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Enhancements to Data Encryption and Digital Signature Federal Standards



Elizabeth B. Lennon


This ITL Bulletin, February 1999, summarizes proposed changes to two Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS): FIPS 46-2, Data Encryption Standard, and FIPS 186, Digital Signature Standard. It outlines the proposed enhancements to the two standards and provides comment and ordering information.
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data encryption standard, DDS, DES, digital signature standard, Federal Information Processing Standards, FIPS


Lennon, E. (1999), Enhancements to Data Encryption and Digital Signature Federal Standards, ITL Bulletin, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], (Accessed May 26, 2024)


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Created March 4, 1999, Updated February 19, 2017