Term:Digital Signature Algorithm

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CNSSI 4009

Digital Signature Algorithm - Procedure that appends data to, or performs a cryptographic transformation of, a data unit. The appended data or cryptographic transformation allows reception of the data unit and protects against forgery, e.g., by the recipient. (C.F.D.)

NIST IR 7298

Digital Signature Algorithm - Asymmetric algorithms used for digitally signing data. SOURCE: SP 800-49