[dns-operations] RSASHA256 versus RSASHA512

Paul Hoffman phoffman at proper.com
Sun Mar 6 14:57:19 UTC 2011

On 3/6/11 2:32 AM, Florian Weimer wrote:
> * George Barwood:
>> I'm trying to understand why RSASHA256 (algorithm 8) appears to be
>> more popular than RSASHA512 (algorithm 10).
> It is unclear whether SHA-512 is actually stronger than SHA-256.

Unclear to whom? Given the current cryptanalysis, it is clear than 
SHA-512 is much stronger than SHA-256.

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