Type 3 encryption


Type 3 encryption

In NSA terminology, a Type 3 algorithm is an encryption algorithm that has been adopted as a Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) for use with Sensitive, But Unclassified (SBU) information on non-national security systems. Examples include DES, Triple DES and AES (although AES might also be usable in NSA-certified Type 1 products).

ee also

* Type 1 encryption
* Type 2 encryption
* Type 4 encryption


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