Algorithms to Support the Evolution of Information Assurance Needs

Abstract: This document provides background and insight into NSA's intentions for the SIMON & SPECK lightweight block ciphers, and answers frequently asked questions about these designs.

Date Published:

Last Reviewed: 29 September 2016

Dissemination Control: N/A

Length: 13 page(s)

Format: pdf

Type: Reference/Overview; FAQ

Tags: Advanced Encryption Standard - AES; National Institute of Standards and Technology - NIST; National Security Systems - NSS