international data encryption algorithm

Computing Dictionary

International Data Encryption Algorithm definition

algorithm, cryptography
(IDEA) A conventional encryption algorithm, written by Xuejia Lai and James Massey, in 1992.
It is a block cipher, considered to be the best and most secure available, and operates on 64-bit blocks with a 128 bit key.
It is used by Pretty Good Privacy.
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010
Cite This Source Word FAQs presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Nearby Words
Copyright © 2014, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature