Documentation Notice for MARS (5.6.0)

cDAQ-9181/9184/9188/9191 Firmware FOSS Notices (Versions 1.2.1, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.5.1)

Edition Date: June 2018

Part Number: 373194E-01

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The authorization feature(s) within NI Auth include(s) code from MARS 5.6.0 licensed by a third party or parties pursuant to MARS software license, and that is subject to the following notice(s):

This is an independent implementation of the MARS encryption algorithm designed by a team at IBM as a candidate for the US NIST Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) effort. The algorithm is subject to Patent action by IBM, who intend to offer royalty free use if a Patent is granted.

Copyright in this implementation is held by Dr B R Gladman but I hereby give permission for its free direct or derivative use subject to acknowledgment of its origin and compliance with any constraints that IBM place on the use of the MARS algorithm.

Dr Brian Gladman ( 4th October 1998


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