Cryptographic hash functions: recent design trends and security notions


Al-Kuwari, S., Davenport, J. H. and Bradford, R. J., 2010. Cryptographic hash functions: recent design trends and security notions. Science Press of China, pp. 133-150.

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    Recent years have witnessed an exceptional research interest in cryptographic hash functions, especially after the popular attacks against MD5 and SHA-1 in 2005. In 2007, the U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has also significantly boosted this interest by announcing a public competition to select the next hash function standard, to be named SHA-3. Not surprisingly, the hash function literature has since been rapidly growing in an extremely fast pace. In this paper, we provide a comprehensive, up-to-date discussion of the current state of the art of cryptographic hash functions security and design. We first discuss the various hash functions security properties and notions, then proceed to give an overview of how (and why) hash functions evolved over the years giving raise to the current diverse hash functions design approaches


    Item Type Conference or Workshop Items (UNSPECIFIED)
    CreatorsAl-Kuwari, S., Davenport, J. H. and Bradford, R. J.
    DepartmentsFaculty of Science > Computer Science
    ID Code20815
    Additional InformationThe 6th China International Conference on Information Security and Cryptology (Inscrypt 2010), 20-23 October 2010, Shanghai, China.


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