US News Burst: RSA proposes new crypto standard

RSA Data Security delivered to the U.S. government Wednesday a proposal for replacing the data-scrambling algorithm used in existing Data Encryption Standard (DES) encryption, now more than 20 years old, with a new algorithm designed by MIT professor Ronald Rivest.

RSA Data Security delivered to the U.S. government Wednesday a proposal for replacing the data-scrambling algorithm used in existing Data Encryption Standard (DES) encryption, now more than 20 years old, with a new algorithm designed by MIT professor Ronald Rivest.

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