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message digest

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s):

Digital Fingerprint
Hash output
Hash value
hash value/result

Definition(s):

  The result of applying a hash function to a message. Also known as a “hash value” or “hash output”.
Source(s):
CNSSI 4009-2015 from NIST SP 800-107 Rev. 1
NIST SP 800-107 Rev. 1 under Message digest

  The result of applying a hash function to data.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-102 under Hash value

  The result of applying a cryptographic hash function to data (e.g., a message). Also known as a “message digest”.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-106 under Hash value

  See “Hash value”.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-106 under Message digest

  See “message digest”.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-107 Rev. 1 under Hash output
NIST SP 800-107 Rev. 1 under Hash value

  The fixed-length bit string produced by a hash function.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-56B Rev. 2 under Hash value

  The result of applying a hash function to information.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-57 Part 1 Rev. 5 under Hash value

  A hash that uniquely identifies data. Changing a single bit in the data stream used to generate the message digest will yield a completely different message digest.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-86 under Message Digest

  A digital signature that uniquely identifies data and has the property that changing a single bit in the data will cause a completely different message digest to be generated.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-92 under Message Digest

  See message digest.
Source(s):
CNSSI 4009-2015 under hash value/result
NISTIR 8011 Vol. 3 under Digital Fingerprint

  The result of applying a hash function to information; also called a message digest.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-175B Rev. 1 under Hash value

  See hash value.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-175B Rev. 1 under Message digest

  A crytpographic checksum, typically generated for a file that can be used to detect changes to the file.. Synonyous with hash value/result.
Source(s):
NISTIR 8011 Vol. 3 under Message Digest from NISTIR 8011 Vol. 3, CNSSI 4009

  A digital signature that uniquely identifes data and has the property that changing a single bit in the data will cause a completely different message diges to be generated.
Source(s):
NISTIR 8011 Vol. 3 under Message Digest from NISTIR 8011 Vol. 3, NIST SP 800-92

  See Digital Fingerprint
Source(s):
NISTIR 8011 Vol. 3 under Message Digest from NISTIR 8011 Vol. 3

  See Hash digest.
Source(s):
NISTIR 8202 under Hash value

  The result of applying a hash function to a message.
Source(s):
NISTIR 8011 Vol. 3 under Message Digest