[Cryptography] Simon, Speck and ISO

Hanno Böck hanno at hboeck.de
Wed Oct 22 05:28:40 EDT 2014

Am Tue, 21 Oct 2014 22:16:13 -0000
schrieb dj at deadhat.com:

> Today the NSA proposed that Simon and Speck be added the the ISO
> JTC1/SC27 approved ciphers spec.

That sounds interesting, can you give some more background on this?

I'm probably not the only one who has never heard of JTC1/SC27 before.
Wikipedia tells me this is located at the DIN in germany.

What's the role of these approved ciphers? Is anyone bound to
support / use them?

Hanno Böck

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