Chapter 3. Symmetric Cryptography

  1. Günter Schäfer

Published Online: 17 MAR 2006

DOI: 10.1002/0470863722.ch3

Security in Fixed and Wireless Networks: An Introduction to Securing Data Communications

Security in Fixed and Wireless Networks: An Introduction to Securing Data Communications

How to Cite

Schäfer, G. (2003) Symmetric Cryptography, in Security in Fixed and Wireless Networks: An Introduction to Securing Data Communications, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470863722.ch3

Author Information

  1. Technische Universität, Berlin, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 17 MAR 2006
  2. Published Print: 30 DEC 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470863701

Online ISBN: 9780470863725

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Keywords:

  • Symmetric encryption schemes;
  • encryption modes;
  • Feistel network;
  • Advanced Encryption Standard (AES);
  • Rijndael algorithm;
  • AES standardisation;
  • MixColumns operation;
  • RC4 algorithm;
  • block ciphers and stream ciphers;
  • Ciphertext Feedback Mode(CFB)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Encryption Modes of Block Ciphers

  • Data Encryption Standard

  • Advanced Encryption Standard

  • RC4 Algorithm

  • Summary

  • Supplemental Reading

  • Questions