Sha256 is a hashing algorithm.

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How does combining SHA256 with RIPE-MD160 compare to SHA256 + SHA-3?

Bitcoin stores its addresses as a combined SHA256 + RIPE-MD160 hash. Is it correct to assume this is done to prevent a failure in the algorithm? Since SHA3 was designed to be an alternative to ...
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In DNSSec, are Delegation Signer Records always SHA-1?

I'm creating a RSA/SHA-512 Zone Signing Key and Key Signing Key at Dynect Managed DNS (corporate offering) The Delegation Signer Record that was created is SHA1. Should I be concerned about this?
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Windows Server 2008 R2 - SHA2 based Cipher Suites

I am currently in the process of upgrading the SSL certificates for various websites that I manage from SHA1 to SHA2 compatible certificates. To date we have always used 'RSA' as the key exchange ...