Cisco releases source code for experimental block cipher


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Author/ Zeljka Zorz/ HNS Managing Editor  Posted on 23 June 2014.

 

A team of Cisco software engineers has created a new encryption scheme, and has released it to the public along with the caveat that this new block cypher is not ready for production, i.e. is still in the experimental phase.



It's been dubbed FNR (shortened for "Flexible Naor and Reingold"), and is a "practical variant" of the work proposed in an earlier work by researchers Moni Naor and Omer Reingold.

 

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