DSA - Digital Signature Algorithm
DSA is the Digital Signature Algorithm specified in [DSS],
a standard for
public-key based digital signatures from NIST, the U.S. National Institute for
Standards and Technology. DSA employs SHA
For a description of DSS, its history and security, see [AC2]
National Institute of standards and Technology, NIST FIPS PUB 186,
Digital Signature Standard
, U.S. Department of Commerce, May 1994.
Bruce Schneier, Applied Cryptography: Protocols, Algorithms and
Source Code in C
, second edition, John Wiley and Sons, 1996.
This man-page was written by J.H.M. Dassen (Ray)