Secure Hashing: SHA-1, SHA-2, and SHA-3

Authored by: Deniz Toz , Ricardo Chaves , Leonel Sousa , Nicolas Sklavos , Apostolos P. Fournaris , Georgina Kalogeridou , Paris Kitsos , Farhana Sheikh

Circuits and Systems for Security and Privacy

Print publication date:  May  2016
Online publication date:  May  2016

Print ISBN: 9781482236880
eBook ISBN: 9781482236897
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A hash function is a cryptographic operation that converts a variable length input message to a fixed output called message hash or message digest. Hash functions can mostly be found in authentication schemes, random number generators, data integrity mechanisms, and digital signatures.

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