What is the reason for HMAC to use an additional secret key as input to the hash function?

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What is the reason for HMAC to use an additional secret key as input to the hash function? 1ITExamAnswers Staff asked 4 months ago

What is the reason for HMAC to use an additional secret key as input to the hash function?

  • to provide integrity verification
  • to provide encryption
  • to provide authentication
  • to prevent DoS attacks

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