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SHA-1

(Secure Hash Algorithm-1) A popular one-way hash algorithm used to create digital signatures. SHA was developed by the NIST, and SHA-1 is a revision to the standard released in 1994. SHA-1 is similar to the MD4 and MD5 algorithms developed by Rivest, but it is slightly slower and more secure. See one-way hash function.
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10, 2015, the DoD CIO released a policy memorandum, titled "Revised Schedule to Update DoD Public Key Infrastructure Certificates to Secure Hash Algorithm-256." This memorandum revises previously directed DoD SHA-1 to SHA-256 transition plans, essentially moving their completion timeline forward by approximately one year.
SHA-1 is a hashing function used to encrypt information.