The Federal Partnership for Interoperable Communications (FPIC) has released The Transition to Advanced Encryption Standard White Paper. The White Paper highlights the vulnerabilities of the continued use of the Data Encryption Standard (DES) and non-standard algorithms and provides an overview of actions and next steps being taken to support state, local, tribal, territorial (SLTT) agencies transition to Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) capabilities. It also provides background information on the Criminal Justice Information Service (CJIS) Policy, and the Protected Critical Infrastructure Information (PCII) Program. The document can be used by public safety agencies to better understand the vulnerabilities to sensitive information from using DES and other non-standard encryption algorithms. Agencies can also find background information about CJIS policies and resources, like the PCII Program, to better protect critical infrastructure and information.