The module provides embedded systems developers with a common software interface to enable bulk encryption and decryption, message digests, digital signature creation and validation, and key generation and exchange.
What does MD stand for?
MD stands for Message Digest
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- Information technology (IT) and computers
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The recipient opens the public side of the box and retrieves the message digest by cutting open the bag.
HMAC Calculation Using Message Digest 5 Algorithms A keyed-Hash Message Authentication Code (HMAC or KHMAC), is a type of message authentication code (MAC) calculated using a specific algorithm involving a cryptographic hash function in combination with a secret key.
A message digest is a condensed representation of electronic data and is used in cryptographic processes, such as digital signatures, message authentication, and the generation of random numbers.
3 licensees may use its FIPS-approved standard public-key encryption algorithms, symmetric encryption algorithms, message digest algorithms and other important security components to obtain FIPS 140-1 validation for their own products.
Support is included for 3DES and digital signatures using Hashed Message Authentication Codes Message Digest (HMACMD5) and Secure Hashing Algorithm (HMA SHA-l).
A digital signature uses the private key of an individual to encrypt the message digest.
To generate a digital signature, the digital-signature computer program first generates a message digest of the text of the message.