INTERNATIONALLY STANDARDIZED EFFICIENT CRYPTOGRAPHIC HASH FUNCTION

Danilo Gligoroski, Svein Johan Knapskog, Jørn Amundsen, Rune Erlend Jensen

Abstract

We claim that the European research and development community can initiate and sustain a process of designing a secure cryptographic hash function that will be widely accepted by the industry due to its superior performances in software compared to any of the hash functions MD5, SHA-1, SHA-2 or SHA-3. We base our claim on three main arguments: 1. The industry demands very fast cryptographic hash functions due to the increased volume of information that needs to be processed in a secure way. 2. The current trends of increased degree of instructional level parallelism and development of vector extensions of recent CPUs have a potential for being efficiently exploited by new cryptographic hash designs. 3. The list of the SHA-3 finalists does not contain algorithms which are significantly faster than SHA-2.

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Gligoroski D., Johan Knapskog S., Amundsen J. and Erlend Jensen R. (2011). INTERNATIONALLY STANDARDIZED EFFICIENT CRYPTOGRAPHIC HASH FUNCTION . In Proceedings of the International Conference on Security and Cryptography - Volume 1: SECRYPT, (ICETE 2011) ISBN 978-989-8425-71-3, pages 426-433. DOI: 10.5220/0003611604260433


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@conference{secrypt11,
author={Danilo Gligoroski and Svein Johan Knapskog and Jørn Amundsen and Rune Erlend Jensen},
title={INTERNATIONALLY STANDARDIZED EFFICIENT CRYPTOGRAPHIC HASH FUNCTION},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on Security and Cryptography - Volume 1: SECRYPT, (ICETE 2011)},
year={2011},
pages={426-433},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0003611604260433},
isbn={978-989-8425-71-3},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the International Conference on Security and Cryptography - Volume 1: SECRYPT, (ICETE 2011)
TI - INTERNATIONALLY STANDARDIZED EFFICIENT CRYPTOGRAPHIC HASH FUNCTION
SN - 978-989-8425-71-3
AU - Gligoroski D.
AU - Johan Knapskog S.
AU - Amundsen J.
AU - Erlend Jensen R.
PY - 2011
SP - 426
EP - 433
DO - 10.5220/0003611604260433