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Improving Security and Performance with Red Hat & Intel

July 26, 2012

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Advanced Encryption Standard (AES)

What is it?

AES is a Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) approved cryptography algorithm (FIPS PUB 197). It is a symmetric-key algorithm. It uses the same cryptographic key for both encryption and decryption. Furthermore, it is a block cipher.


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