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Why is DUKPT TDES allowed by PCI negating NIST

The payment card industry is somewhat special in that most of the hardware involved in their networks is owned by other people, notably individual merchants, who own the terminals and payment devices ...
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Is Triple DES still considered safe to use?

The quick answer: No. It's no longer considered secure. Here's why: It's vulnerable to Sweet32 Birthday attacks. NIST disallows usage of 3DES since 2023 (see NIST SP 800-131A Revision 2. Federal ...
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