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Publication Citation: Digital Signature Standard (DSS)

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Author(s): Elaine B. Barker;
Title: Digital Signature Standard (DSS)
Published: July 19, 2013
Abstract: This Standard specifies a suite of algorithms that can be used to generate a digital signature. Digital signatures are used to detect unauthorized modifications to data and to authenticate the identity of the signatory. In addition, the recipient of signed data can use a digital signature as evidence in demonstrating to a third party that the signature was, in fact, generated by the claimed signatory. This is known as non-repudiation, since the signatory cannot easily repudiate the signature at a later time.
Citation: NIST FIPS - 186-4
Keywords: computer security, cryptography, digital signatures, Federal Information Processing Standards, public key cryptography
Research Areas: Information Technology, Computer Security
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