This Recommendation specifies a message authentication code (MAC) algorithm based on a symmetric key block cipher. This block cipher-based MAC algorithm, called CMAC, may be used to provide assurance of the authenticity, and, hence, the integrity, of binary data.
Citation: Special Publication (NIST SP) - 800-38B
NIST Pub Series: Special Publication (NIST SP)
Pub Type: NIST Pubs
authentication, block cipher, cryptography, information security, integrity, message authentication code, mode of operation