ISO/IEC 18033-1:2005

Information technology -- Security techniques -- Encryption algorithms -- Part 1: General

ISO/IEC 18033 specifies encryption systems (ciphers) for the purpose of data confidentiality.

ISO/IEC 18033-1:2004 specifies:

  • terms and definitions used throughout ISO/IEC 18033;
  • the purpose of encryption, the differences between symmetric and asymmetric ciphers, and the key management problems associated with the use of ciphers;
  • the uses and properties of encryption;
  • criteria for the inclusion of encryption algorithms in ISO/IEC 18033.


General information

  • Current status : Withdrawn
    Publication date : 2005-02
  • Edition : 1
    Number of pages :
  • :
    ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 27
    IT Security techniques
  • 35.030
    IT Security

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