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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)