data encryption standard


data encryption standard
   (DES)
   Symmetric, single-key encryption algorithm approved by the US National Bureau of Standards for encrypting and decrypting data. Used to protect highly sensitive data such as financial transactions and US government business. With relation to the internet, the encryption standard most often associated wwith electronic commerce applications.

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