LuteCast

Improving Your Password with Salt

Speaker(s):
Taylor Angevine
Date:
May 3, 2014 11:30am - 12:00pm
Location:
Morken Center 203, Pacific Lutheran University

Archival stream coming soon.


For my project I set out to learn about cryptography. More specifically I studied encryption techniques that defend data from offline attacks, examined the hashing algorithm SHA-256 in order to figure out why it is commonly used, and concluded my research by comparing SHA-256 to past algorithms such as MD5 and SHA-1.