Block Cipher Algorithm

Block Cipher Algorithm definition in Computer Security terms:

Acronym(s): None

Definition(s): A family of functions and their inverses that is parameterized by a cryptographic key; the function maps bit strings of a fixed length to bit strings of the same length.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-67 Rev. 1

A family of functions and their inverses that is parameterized by cryptographic keys; the functions map bit strings of a fixed length to bit strings of the same length.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-38C

Synonym(s): None

 

reference: CSRC Glossary