Data Encryption Algorithm

Data Encryption Algorithm definition in Computer Security terms:

Acronym(s): None

Definition(s): The algorithm specified in FIPS PUB 46-3, Data Encryption Algorithm (DEA).
Source(s): NIST SP 800-20

The DEA cryptographic engine that is used by the Triple Data Encryption Algorithm (TDEA).
Source(s): NIST SP 800-67 Rev. 1

Synonym(s): None

 

reference: CSRC Glossary