Vulnerable security algorithms raise concerns

Wednesday, 2 November 2005, 12:06 PM EST

Industry experts agree that the future of two widely used security algorithms is fated, but with no clear alternatives in sight products that rely on them may have to remain "good enough" for some time. Secure Hash Algorithm-1, or SHA-1, and Message Digest 5, or MD5, were the topics of much discussion at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)'s Cryptographic Hash Workshop.

By Cara Garretson at Computerworld.

[ Read more ]




Spotlight

The Software Assurance Marketplace: A response to a challenging problem

Posted on 20 October 2014.  |  The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) has recognized how critical the state of software security is to the DHS mission.


Weekly newsletter

Reading our newsletter every Monday will keep you up-to-date with security news.
  



Daily digest

Receive a daily digest of the latest security news.
  

DON'T
MISS

Tue, Oct 21st
    COPYRIGHT 1998-2014 BY HELP NET SECURITY.   // READ OUR PRIVACY POLICY // ABOUT US // ADVERTISE //