The algorithm described is specifically designed for high-speed authentication using a mainframe computer. It is also suitable for use with a programmable calculator. It works on the principle of a Message Authentication Code (MAC), a number sent with a message, so that a check can be made by the receiver of the message that it has not been altered since it left the sender. Annex A gives test examples for implementation of the algorithm, Annex B the specification of the algorithm in the Vienna Development Method (VDM).
Status: WithdrawnPublication date: 1992-09
Edition: 2Number of pages: 19
Technical Committee: ISO/TC 68/SC 2 Financial Services, security
- ICS :
- 35.240.40 IT applications in banking
ISO 8731-2:1992Stage: 95.99
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