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Date: Mon, 23 Mar 2015 08:45:37 -0700
From: Bill Cox <>
Subject: Re: [PHC] PHC: survey and benchmarks

Hopefully they will take some feedback for corrections.  They mistakenly
call Yescrypt non-RAM hard and lump it with Makwa.  They did not test it
with significant men size either...
On Mar 23, 2015 7:08 AM, "Jean-Philippe Aumasson" <> wrote:

> This just appeared:
> Abstract:
> Password hashing is the common approach for maintaining users'
> password-related information that is later used for authentication. A
> hash for each password is calculated and maintained at the service
> provider end. When a user logins the service, the hash of the given
> password is computed and contrasted with the stored hash. If the two
> hashes match, the authentication is successful. However, in many cases
> the passwords are just hashed by a cryptographic hash function or even
> stored in clear. These poor password protection practises have lead to
> efficient attacks that expose the users' passwords. PBKDF2 is the only
> standardized construction for password hashing. Other widely used
> primitives are bcrypt and scrypt. The low variety of methods derive
> the international cryptographic community to conduct the Password
> Hashing Competition (PHC). The competition aims to identify new
> password hashing schemes suitable for widespread adoption. It started
> in 2013 with 22 active submissions. Nine finalists are announced
> during 2014. In 2015, a small portfolio of schemes will be proposed.
> This paper provides the first survey and benchmark analysis of the 22
> proposals. All proposals are evaluated on the same platform over a
> common benchmark suite. We measure the execution time, code size and
> memory consumption of PBKDF2, bcrypt, scrypt, and the 22 PHC schemes.
> The first round results are summarized along with a benchmark analysis
> that is focused on the nine finalists and contributes to the final
> selection of the winners.

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