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- The difference between Encryption, Hashing and Salting
- Cryptographic hash functions : cryptanalysis, design and applications
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The difference between Encryption, Hashing and Salting
A cryptographic hash function CHF is a mathematical algorithm that maps data of arbitrary size often called the "message" to a bit array of a fixed size the "hash value", "hash", or "message digest". It is a one-way function , that is, a function which is practically infeasible to invert. Cryptographic hash functions are a basic tool of modern cryptography. Cryptographic hash functions have many information-security applications, notably in digital signatures , message authentication codes MACs , and other forms of authentication. They can also be used as ordinary hash functions , to index data in hash tables , for fingerprinting , to detect duplicate data or uniquely identify files, and as checksums to detect accidental data corruption. Indeed, in information-security contexts, cryptographic hash values are sometimes called digital fingerprints , checksums , or just hash values , even though all these terms stand for more general functions with rather different properties and purposes. Most cryptographic hash functions are designed to take a string of any length as input and produce a fixed-length hash value.
Since that time, this paper has taken on a life of its own Does increased security provide comfort to paranoid people? Or does security provide some very basic protections that we are naive to believe that we don't need? During this time when the Internet provides essential communication between literally billions of people and is used as a tool for commerce, social interaction, and the exchange of an increasing amount of personal information, security has become a tremendously important issue for every user to deal with. There are many aspects to security and many applications, ranging from secure commerce and payments to private communications and protecting health care information. One essential aspect for secure communications is that of cryptography.
Cryptographic hash functions : cryptanalysis, design and applications
Quick, do you know the difference between encryption and hashing? Do you know what salting is? Do you think salting your hash is just part of an Irish breakfast? Oftentimes without any explanation. Encryption is the practice of scrambling information in a way that only someone with a corresponding key can unscramble and read it. Encryption is a two-way function. To encrypt data you use something called a cipher, which is an algorithm — a series of well-defined steps that can be followed procedurally — to encrypt and decrypt information.
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In cryptography , cryptographic hash functions can be divided into two main categories. In the first category are those functions whose designs are based on mathematical problems, and whose security thus follows from rigorous mathematical proofs, complexity theory and formal reduction. To construct these is very difficult, and few examples have been introduced. Their practical use is limited. In the second category are functions which are not based on mathematical problems, but on an ad-hoc constructions, in which the bits of the message are mixed to produce the hash.
Encryption and Hashing both serve different functions despite their similarities
Secure Sockets Layer SSL is a protocol developed by Netscape for establishing an encrypted link between a web server and a browser. SSL is an industry standard which transmits private data securely over the Internet by encrypting it. It is used by many websites to protect the online transactions of their customers. Description: SSL functions around a cryptographic system which uses three keys t. Cross-site scripting XSS is a type of computer security vulnerability. Description: Cross-site scripting XSS exploits the 'same-origin-policy' concept of web applications to allow hackers to extract information from the system. How it works: Attackers conduct script injection that runs at the client side and is sometimes.
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