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Recommendation for the Triple Data Encryption Algorithm (TDEA) Block Cipher

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Author(s)

William C. Barker, Elaine B. Barker

Abstract

This publication specifies the Triple Data Encryption Algorithm (TDEA), including its primary component cryptographic engine, the Data Encryption Algorithm (DEA). When implemented in an SP 800-38-series-compliant mode of operation and in a FIPS 140-2-compliant cryptographic module, TDEA may be used by Federal organizations to protect sensitive unclassified data. Protection of data during transmission or while in storage may be necessary to maintain the confidentiality and integrity of the information represented by the data. This Recommendation defines the mathematical steps required to cryptographically protect data using TDEA and to subsequently process such protected data. TDEA is made available for use by Federal agencies within the context of a total security program consisting of physical security procedures, good information management practices, and computer system/network access controls. [Supersedes SP 800-67 Ver. 1 (May 2004): http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=50454]
Citation
Special Publication (NIST SP) - 800-67 Rev 1
Report Number
800-67 Rev 1

Keywords

Block cipher, computer security, cryptography, data encryption algorithm, security, triple data encryption algorithm

Citation

Barker, W. and Barker, E. (2012), Recommendation for the Triple Data Encryption Algorithm (TDEA) Block Cipher, Special Publication (NIST SP), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=910079 (Accessed May 24, 2024)

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Created January 23, 2012, Updated February 19, 2017