Preimage Resistance

Preimage Resistance definition in Computer Security terms:

Acronym(s): None

Definition(s): An expected property of a cryptographic hash function such that, given a randomly chosen message digest, message_digest, it is computationally infeasible to find a preimage of the message_digest,.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-106

An expected property of a hash function such that, given a randomly chosen message digest, message_digest, it is computationally infeasible to find a preimage of the message_digest.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-107 (Superceded by Rev. 1)

Synonym(s): None

 

reference: CSRC Glossary