Part Two – Computing email address hash value using Windows PowerShell

In part one I discussed computing the hash value using the MD5 hash algorithm for an email address, in this post I am going to discuss using other hash algorithms available in the HashAlgorithm Class to compute the value. The available hash algorithms are MD5, RIPEMD160, SHA1, SHA256, SHA384 and SHA512 therefore in the advanced function we will … More Part Two – Computing email address hash value using Windows PowerShell

Part One – Computing email address hash value using Windows PowerShell

I was recently discussing tracking email addresses and in particular protecting sensitive information and ensuring that the email address may not be re-used on deactivation. This got me thinking of how we could achieve this using Windows PowerShell. As the advanced function required an email address I wanted to validate the  parameter specified for an email … More Part One – Computing email address hash value using Windows PowerShell