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Secure Hash Standard (SHS)

Published

Author(s)

Elaine B. Barker, Quynh H. Dang

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[Superseded by FIPS 180-4 (March 2012): http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=910977] This standard specifies five hash algorithms that can be used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
Report Number
180-3

Keywords

computer security, cryptography, message digest, hash function, hash algorithm, Federal Information Processing Standards, Secure Hash Standard

Citation

Barker, E. and Dang, Q. (2008), Secure Hash Standard (SHS), Federal Inf. Process. Stds. (NIST FIPS), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD (Accessed September 18, 2021)
Created October 31, 2008, Updated February 19, 2017