Recommended Usages of SHA-512/224, SHA-512/256
draft-dang-turner-sha-512-224-256-00

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Abstract

This document provides recommendations on the use of the secure hash functions SHA-512/224 and SHA-512/256 specified in FIPS 180. SHA- 512/224 and SHA-512/256 are SHA-512-based and truncated to match the output size of SHA-224 and SHA-256. On 64-bit platforms, the SHA-512- truncated algorithms provide better performance than their comparably sized SHA-224 and SHA-256 variants.

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Sean Turner (turners@ieca.com)

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