NIST published a Federal Register Notice, on August 5, 2015 to announce the publication of Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) 202, SHA-3 Standard: Permutation-Based Hash and Extendable-Output Functions based on KECCAK algorithm. FIPS 202 specifies the SHA-3 family of hash functions, as well as mechanisms for other cryptographic functions to be specified in the future. Read More…