Discourse Journal of Educational Research
Volume 4 Issue 1 Page 1 - 4. May 2018

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Full Length Research Paper

Enhancing Web security using Hash Algorithms: A Comparative Analysis

*Jarikre Amos O.1 and Rakesh Rathi2

1Doctoral Research Scholar,Shri JJT University, Jhunjhunu, Rajasthan, India

1Head, Computer Engineering and IT, Government Engineering College, Ajmer, Rajasthan, India



Abstract

Security of the web is tantamount to any organization due to the nature of information the web is hosting. Many individuals and organisation now totally depend on the web for storing and retrieval of their information due to the vital importance the web is currently playing in information handling, storing and transmission. But how secure is the web and the information content herein is a paramount issued to many such as organisations that uses the web for the entire college management. In other to strengthen the security of web usage, this paper discusses a comparative analysis of the various hash algorithms that could strengthen web service application such as MD-5, SHA-1, SHA-2, SHA-3 as well as SHA-192 in web security.

Keywords: Web security, Hash Algorithm, Hash function, Web information

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