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hash

Definition(s):

  A cryptographic hash function, such as SHA-1.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-135 Rev. 1 under HASH

  The output of a hash function (e.g., hash(data) = digest). Also known as a message digest, digest, hash digest, or hash value.
Source(s):
NISTIR 8301 under Hash from NISTIR 8202 - Adapted

  a function which maps strings of bits to fixed-length strings of bits, satisfying the following two properties: it is computationally infeasible to find for a given output an input which maps to this output; and it is computationally infeasible to find for a given input a second input which maps to the same output.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-15 [Withdrawn]