Digital Signature Standard


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Digital Signature Standard

(cryptography, standard)
The NIST's standard for digital signatures (authenticating both a message and the signer) that was first announced in 1991. It is based on an algorithm using discrete logarithms, which is a variant of the Elgamal algorithm with Schnorr's improvements. DSS's security is currently considered very strong - comparable to RSA. It is estimated that DSS's 1024-bit keys would take 1.4E16 MIPS-years to crack.
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Algorithm: Digital Signature Standard Step 1: Key Generation: Step 1.
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NIST, Federal Information Processing Standard 186, Digital Signature Standard, 2000.
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has issued a proposal for a digital signature standard, which allows recipients of electronically transmitted information to verify the sender's identity and the data's integrity.
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