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DES

abbr.
1. data encryption standard
2. diethylstilbestrol
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DES

(in Britain) abbreviation for
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) Department of Education and Science
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DES

diethylstilbestrol.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.DES - a potent estrogen used in medicine and in feed for livestock and poultry
estrogen, oestrogen - a general term for female steroid sex hormones that are secreted by the ovary and responsible for typical female sexual characteristics
2.DES - synthetic nonsteroid with the properties of estrogen; formerly used to treat menstrual problems but was found to be associated with vaginal cancers in the daughters of women so treated during pregnancy
nonsteroid, nonsteroidal - an organic compound that does no contain a steroid
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Translations

DES

abbr of Department of Education and ScienceBildungs- und Wissenschaftsministerium nt
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DES

[ˌdiːiːˈes] n abbr (Brit) =Department of Education and Scienceministero della Pubblica Istruzione
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DES

V. diethylstilbestrol.
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References in periodicals archive ?
The design integrating the secure chip AT90SC1818CT for key generation and real time voice encryption, exchanges session keys using 2048 bit RSA in order to encrypt and decrypt voice data streams using triple DES.
Par contre il est le triple des hommes dans les filiere SVT et STU., En SMP l'effectif des femmes represente la moitie de l'effectif des hommes.
"As of July 1, 2010, retailers are not allowed to operate a PIN Pad without at least single DES DUKPT at the pump, and in-store it has to be Triple DES," said Gray Taylor, payments consultant to NACS - The Association for Convenience and Petroleum Retailing, and newly appointed executive director of The Petroleum and Convenience Alliance for Technology Standards (PCATS).
With their Rocbit and Rocsafe product lines, Rocsecure offers secure real time hardware data encryption AES 256-Bit and up to 192-Bit Triple DES encryption with multiple interfaces and cross- platform compatibility in both external and notebook centered solutions.
"Although not widespread, there is growing interest by merchants in RKI technologies that reduce the cost of ownership associated with periodic encryption key replacement," he said.<p>MasterCard's purported surprise decision comes at a time when merchants are under a deadline to migrate all of their point of sale terminals from DES to Triple DES by July 2010.<p>The deadline is part of a PCI requirement aimed at getting merchants to implement stronger encryption at retail locations.
Some of the encryption algorithms supporting these products are known by unusual names and acronyms like: RSA, AES-256, Blowfish (448-bit key), CAST5, Serpent, Triple DES, and Twofish.
Sagem Denmark, a subsidiary of Ingenico Group, a provider of payment solutions, announced on Thursday (27 November) the launch of Remote Key Load (RKL), an automatic exchange of Triple DES master keys for use in maintaining the high level of security of ATMs.
Symmetric encryption is provided using the Advanced Encryption Standard (AES), triple DES and ARC4.
Many current standard ciphers, such as Triple DES and RC4, are available in it as engines for symmetric key encryption, but only AES has been supported as the next generation encryption algorithm in OpenSSL version 0.9.7 and later.
A secure Triple DES encryption system keeps data secure and salespeople can receive real-time alerts so they can be informed of urgent issues.
It includes Visa Encrypting PIN Pad (VEPP) and Triple DES, the new standard for PIN encryption, as standard features.