Secure Hash Standard (SHS)

Secure Hash Standard (SHS) definition in Computer Security terms:

Acronym(s): SHS

Definition(s): The standard specifying hash algorithms that can be used to generate digests of messages. The digests are used to detect whether messages have been changed since the digests were generated.
Source(s): CNSSI 4009-2015 (FIPS 180-4)

Synonym(s): None

 

reference: CSRC Glossary