What does PMAC mean in Unclassified?

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What does PMAC mean?

PMAC, which stands for Parallelizable MAC, is a message authentication code algorithm. It was created by Phillip Rogaway. PMAC is a method of taking a block cipher and creating an efficient message authentication code that is provably reducible in security to the underlying block cipher. PMAC is similar in functionality to the OMAC algorithm.

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