Everything You Want To Know About AES, But Were Afraid To Ask …

The workhorse of the cybersecurity industry is AES (Advanced Encryption Standard) and which is used to encrypt and decrypt data. The method comes from the winner of a NIST competition in 2001, and was previously known as the Rijndael (“Rain Dahl”) cipher.

AES is a symmetric key method, and where Bob and Alice have the same encryption key. In the following…

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Prof Bill Buchanan OBE

Prof Bill Buchanan OBE

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Professor of Cryptography. Serial innovator. Believer in fairness, justice & freedom. Based in Edinburgh. Old World Breaker. New World Creator. Building trust.