March 26, 2012

InfoGard featured in local newspaper

InfoGard Laboratories was featured in San Luis Obispo's local newspaper.  The Tribune published the article on Saturday, March 24.  A short version of the article may be read here:

March 6, 2012

FIPS 180-4 published

NIST published FIPS 180-4 Secure Hash Standard (SHS).

The updates from FIPS 180-3 are listed in Appendix C of the new FIPS 180-4 publication.  In short, the changes are:
  1. FIPS 180-4 relaxes the padding restriction described in FIPS 180-3
  2. SHA-512/224 and SHA-512/256 were added to the standard