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Recommendation for Block Cipher Modes of Operation: The XTS-AES Mode for Confidentiality on Storage Devices

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Author(s)

Morris J. Dworkin

Abstract

This document approves the XTS-AES mode of the AES algorithm by reference to IEEE Std 1619-2007, subject to one additional requirement, as an option for protecting the confidentiality of data on storage devices. The mode does not provide authentication of the data or its source.
Citation
Special Publication (NIST SP) - 800-38E
Report Number
800-38E

Keywords

block cipher, ciphertext stealing, computer security, confidentiality, cryptography, encryption, information security mode of operation, tweakable block cipher

Citation

Dworkin, M. (2010), Recommendation for Block Cipher Modes of Operation: The XTS-AES Mode for Confidentiality on Storage Devices, Special Publication (NIST SP), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=904691 (Accessed June 23, 2024)

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Created January 18, 2010, Updated February 19, 2017