Credeon Blog

That’s right! The Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) 256-bit key encryption that is used by Dropbox to encrypt the files you store with the service does not offer enough security. Isn’t AES 256-bit key encryption the industry standard for electronic data? It is correct in that it is the standard; However the U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) established the AES back in 2001 before cloud applications were prevalent.