[cryptography] [zfs] SHA-3 winner announced

CodesInChaos codesinchaos at gmail.com
Wed Oct 3 08:38:43 EDT 2012


> In that you see the selection of Keccak, focusing more on its high security
> margin, and new defenses against existing known types of attacks.
Is the margin really larger than the margin of Skein or Blake?

>  And CPUs are getting faster all the time
The problem is the amount of data we work with is getting larger as
well. For example, when you put all data you read from a SSD or a RAID
through a hash-function, the required computational power is
considerable.



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