Title: Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) Encryption for Kerberos 5
Author(s): K. Raeburn
Status: Standards Track
Date: February 2005
The United States National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has chosen a new Advanced Encryption Standard (AES), which is significantly faster and (it is believed) more secure than the old Data Encryption Standard (DES) algorithm. This document is a specification for the addition of this algorithm to the Kerberos cryptosystem suite.