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FIPS 180-4

Secure Hash Standard (SHS)

Date Published: August 2015

Supersedes: FIPS 180-4 (03/06/2012)

Planning Note (03/07/2023): After two rounds of public comment, NIST has decided to revise FIPS 180-4.


National Institute of Standards and Technology



computer security; cryptography; message digest; hash function; hash algorithm; Federal Information Processing Standards; Secure Hash Standard
Control Families

System and Communications Protection; System and Information Integrity


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Supplemental Material:
Federal Register Notice
Comments received on Draft FIPS 180-4 (Aug. 2014) (pdf)

Document History:
08/04/15: FIPS 180-4 (Final)


Security and Privacy

authentication, digital signatures