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What is the difference between Rijndael and RijndaelManaged?

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Howard Reyes

Howard Reyes

Howard Reyes
Howard Reyes, Science Teacher, California

Answered Dec 02, 2020

In cryptography namespaces, there are two main classes of them. These two are Rijndael and Rijndael Managed. Rijndael is defined as being asymmetric algorithm. Out of all the methods of encryption, it is the oldest one.

It has many abilities, including storing data that is digital, collecting all digital information, and moving it from one place to another. Other symmetric algorithms that are around are AES, Triple DES, DES, and RC2. Compared to those, Rijndael is the base class of all the algorithms. It is important because it ensures that data stays safe and that it stays secure as it goes between users.

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C. Marcus

C. Marcus

C. Marcus
C. Marcus, Content Developer, Washington

Answered May 05, 2020

Rijndael and Rijndael Managed are two classes of cryptography namespaces. Rijndael is a type of symmetric algorithm, and it is the oldest method of encryption in transmitting, collecting digital information, and storing digital data.

Other examples of symmetric algorithms include DES, Triple DES, RC2, and AES. Different symmetrical algorithms have their corresponding applications, and Rijndael is the base class of the Rijndael algorithm, and it is an abstract public class.

It may also be depicted as inheritable, and it cannot be directly insatiable. It is a type of encryption algorithm, and its main job is to keep data safe, authenticated, private, and secure as it is passed from one user to another.

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