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SHA - Secure Hash Algorithm

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NAME

SHA - Secure Hash Algorithm

DESCRIPTION

SHA ([SHA]) is the Secure Hash Algorithm, a standard from NIST, the U.S. National Institute for Standards and Technology, which is used in DSA(5). The standard detailing SHA is [SHS].
 
For a description of SHA and its security, see [AC2].

REFERENCES

[SHS] National Institute of standards and Technology, NIST FIPS PUB 180, Secure Hash Standard, U.S. Department of Commerce, May 1993.
[AC2] Bruce Schneier, Applied Cryptography: Protocols, Algorithms and Source Code in C, second edition, John Wiley and Sons, 1996.

AUTHOR

This man-page was written by J.H.M. Dassen (Ray) <jdassen@wi.LeidenUniv.nl>.

SEE ALSO

DSA(5)
JANUARY 1999 LSH