1998-09-01 - Re: DES Ecryption

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From: Steve Bryan <sbryan@vendorsystems.com>
To: FTPPork@aol.com
Message Hash: c7b921793bc636c182c1afe24a4d632215d5e8e5fe63c3bb99cbc85887d12f86
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UTC Datetime: 1998-09-01 03:36:06 UTC
Raw Date: Mon, 31 Aug 1998 20:36:06 -0700 (PDT)

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From: Steve Bryan <sbryan@vendorsystems.com>
Date: Mon, 31 Aug 1998 20:36:06 -0700 (PDT)
To: FTPPork@aol.com
Subject: Re: DES Ecryption
In-Reply-To: <5bdef0da.35eb223f@aol.com>
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>Hey, could anyone tell me what process DES Encryption goes through, or point
>me to a site with the information?
>P.S. Please no flames because I am on AOL...

This may not be the absolute best place to start but it is certainly current:


This describes the efforts made to show why a 56 bit key for DES is just
too short for many purposes. You can probably branch out from links you
find there to get more details about S-boxes and other topics.

Steve Bryan
email: sbryan@vendorsystems.com
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