What is Advanced Encryption Standard (AES)? - Definition & Overview


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The acronym AES stands for?

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1. AES uses a blocking size of?

2. AES is strong because?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The following quiz and worksheet will help you test your knowledge of AES. Questions focus on meaning of terms and the history of AES.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These questions will help your review things like:

  • What AES stands for
  • The blocking size used by AES
  • Why AES is strong

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as AES
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding AES, like what year it was originally released
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions such as when the US adopted AES

Additional Learning

See a more in depth tutorial on what AES is in the lesson titled What is the Advanced Encryption Standard (AES)? - Definition & Overview. It will teach subjects like:

  • Typical uses of AES
  • How to return data to its unencrypted form
  • What level of classified material can be secured by AES