Thursday, October 4, 2012

Security & Hacking: Keccak is chosen to be SHA-3

Official NIST announcement
detailed PDF announcement from NIST

Bruce's comments and thoughts Bruce made it to the final round with his entry.

Keccak website

Interesting times, hat tip to NIST for picking a good replacement before we need one!

I wish more banks and other institutions would follow that lead, instead of general trend of not updating security and crypto until long after vulnerabilities have been exploited.

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