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FIPS 180-4

Secure Hash Standard (SHS)

Date Published: March 2012

Supersedes: FIPS 180-3 (10/31/2008)


National Institute of Standards and Technology



computer security; cryptography; message digest; hash function; hash algorithm; Federal Information Processing Standards; Secure Hash Standard
Control Families

System and Communications Protection; System and Information Integrity


FIPS 180-4

Supplemental Material:
Draft FIPS 180-4 (Feb. 2011) (pdf)

Document History:
03/06/12: FIPS 180-4


Security and Privacy
secure hashing