CompTIA Security Plus Mock Test Q1639

In an effort to reduce data storage requirements, a company devices to hash every file and eliminate duplicates. The data processing routines are time sensitive so the hashing algorithm is fast and supported on a wide range of systems. Which of the following algorithms is BEST suited for this purpose?

A. MD5
B. SHA
C. RIPEMD
D. AES

Correct Answer: B
Section: Mixed Questions