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SHA-256 Coordination

*PKI = DoD PKI Certificate Required

The DoD PKI has fully transitioned to SHA-2. All active issuing CAs currently issue certificates signed using SHA-2 family algorithms (SHA-256 or stronger).

To find your RA Operations office or your CC/S/A PKI help desk, please visit our Contact Us page. For further assistance, contact the DOD PKE help desk at dodpke@mail.mil


On October 14, 2010, the DoD CIO released a memo directing all Combatant Command, Service and Agency (CC/S/A) CIOs to begin evaluation of their system portfolios in anticipation of the federal mandate to transition to using the SHA-256 hashing algorithm. This page provides additional information to support CC/S/As' evaluation efforts.​

 

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DoD CIO Memo on Migration to Stronger Cryptographic Algorithms *PKI
This DoD CIO memo, dated 14 October 2010, directs all Combatant Command, Service and Agency (CC/S/A) CIOs to begin evaluation of their system portfolios in anticipation of the federal mandate to transition to using the SHA-256 hashing algorithm. (PDF Download) Date: 10/14/2010 | Size: 836 KB
SHA-256 Compatible Products List *PKI
This document lists SHA-256 compatibility information for common products used throughout DoD. This information was consolidated by the DoD CIO SHA-256 coordination cell and will be updated on a periodic basis. (PDF Download) Date: 10/16/2011 | Size: 233 KB
The DoD and SHA-256 *PKI
This slick sheet provides some helpful facts about the DoD and SHA-256. (PDF Download) Date: 01/02/2014 | Size: 329 KB
USCYBERCOM GENADMIN 16-0073 *PKI
This message provides a revised schedule and additional details on the migration. (PDF Download)
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