A 224-bit One-way Hash Function: SHA-224

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (pkix WG)
Author Russ Housley 
Last updated 2003-12-18
Replaced by RFC 3874
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This document specifies a 224-bit one-way hash function, called SHA-224. A SHA-224 is based on SHA-256, but it uses an different initial value and the result is truncated to 224 bits.


Russ Housley (housley@vigilsec.com)

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