Key value pair
indexable has 3 functions - insert (key,value) get (key) delete (key)
signatures, cryptography, cybersecurity, data indexing data indexing
Passwords are run against a cryptographic hash to produce a digest the hash values are stored and are compared instead of plaintext passwords this is more secure in case of leaks
How is it different from using a fixed cipher?
md5 - 128 bit entropy checksum data integrity sha-2