eSTREAM Software Performance
In order to evaluate their performance in software, all Profile 1 candidates were subjected to benchmark tests. This chapter briefly describes the testing framework developed by eSTREAM for this purpose, and summarizes the results of the performance tests conducted on the eight Profile 1 finalists.
KeywordsBlock Cipher Test Vector Stream Cipher Testing Framework Encryption Rate
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