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Publication Citation: Secure Hash Standard (SHS)

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Author(s): Elaine B. Barker; Quynh H. Dang;
Title: Secure Hash Standard (SHS)
Published: October 31, 2008
Abstract: [Superseded by FIPS 180-4 (March 2012): http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=910977] This standard specifies five hash algorithms that can be used to generate digests of messages. The digests are used to detect whether messages have been changed since the digests were generated. [Supersedes FIPS 180-2 (August 2002 w/ Change Notice from 2/25/2004): http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=917976]
Citation: Federal Inf. Process. Stds. (NIST FIPS) - 180-3
Pages: 32 pp.
Keywords: computer security, cryptography, message digest, hash function, hash algorithm, Federal Information Processing Standards, Secure Hash Standard
Research Areas: Information Technology, Computer Security, Federal Information Processing Standards