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Approved Hash Function

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Definition(s):

  Approved hash functions are designed to satisfy the following properties:
1. (One-way) It is computationally infeasible to find any input that maps to any pre-specified output, and
2. (Collision resistant) It is computationally infeasible to find any two distinct inputs that map to the same output.
Approved hash functions are specified in FIPS 180.

Source(s): NIST SP 800-56C (FIPS 180)

  Approved hash functions satisfy the following properties:
1. (One-way) It is computationally infeasible to find any input that maps to any pre-specified output, and
2. (Collision resistant) It is computationally infeasible to find any two distinct inputs that map to the same output. Hash value The result of applying a hash function to information.

Source(s): NIST SP 800-57 Part 1 Rev. 3

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