Collision Resistance

Collision Resistance definition in Computer Security terms:

Acronym(s): None

Definition(s): An expected property of a cryptographic hash function whereby it is computationally infeasible to find a collision.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-106

An expected property of a hash function whereby it is computationally infeasible to find a collision.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-107 (Superceded by Rev. 1)

Synonym(s): None

 

reference: CSRC Glossary