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Unformatted text preview: (NBS) The National Bureau of Standards put out a request for the development of such a cipher. Several companies went to work and submitted proposals. The winner was IBM with their cipher system called Lucifer. With some modifications suggested by (NSA) the National Security Agency, in 1977, Lucifer became known as the Data Encryption Standard or DES. It has since been replaced by the Advanced Encryption Standard (AES)...
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