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Digital Signature Algorithm.

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JANUARY 1999
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NAME

DSA - Digital Signature Algorithm

DESCRIPTION

DSA is the Digital Signature Algorithm specified in [DSS], a standard for public-key based digital signatures from NIST, the U.S. National Institute for Standards and Technology. DSA employs SHA(5). For a description of DSS, its history and security, see [AC2].

REFERENCES

[DSS] National Institute of standards and Technology, NIST FIPS PUB 186, Digital Signature Standard, U.S. Department of Commerce, May 1994. [AC2] Bruce Schneier, Applied Cryptography: Protocols, Algorithms and Source Code in C, second edition, John Wiley and Sons, 1996.

AUTHOR

This man-page was written by J.H.M. Dassen (Ray) <@wi.LeidenUniv.nl>.

SEE ALSO

lsh_keygen(1)
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DSA(5) referred by lsh-decode-key(1) | lsh-decrypt-key(1) | lsh-export-key(1) | lsh-keygen(1) | lsh-make-seed(1) | lsh-writekey(1) | SHA(5)
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