Discussion: "Hashing algorithms: MD5 or SHA1"
In your opinion which is the better hashing algorithm: MD5 or SHA1? What are the differences, strengths, and weaknesses of each? Create a scenario in which each would be the more suitable method to secure data. Examine your own PC's operating system. Are there any tools built in to verify MD5 or SHA1 checksums of downloaded software? If your PC's operating system does not have any, what tools can you recommend?
The response should include a reference list. Double-space, using Times New Roman 12 pnt font, one-inch margins, and APA style of writing and citations.