07 What is SHA-2?

SHA-2 – Wikipedia

SHA-2 are further developments of SHA-1. They are based on the same construction principle as SHA-1, only the internal data block has been enlarged and the block cipher on which the compression function is based has been modified.

This family includes

  • SHA-224
  • SHA-256
  • SHA-384
  • SHA-512 and the versions SHA-512/256 and SHA-512/224