An Introduction to the Advanced Encryption Standard (AES)

Adrienne Domingus
Oct 16, 2020 · 4 min read

Encryption is a huge part of modern software engineering. This is true both of data within our own systems, but also encryption of data we send or receive with network requests, to ensure the security of data in flight and the validity of data received from other services.

Most modern languages have libraries or built-in functionality that can be used to implement…