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hashing

[′hash·iŋ]
(computer science)
A method for converting representations of values within fields, usually keys, to a more compact form.
An addressing technique that uses keys to store and retrieve data in a file.

hashing

hashing

Creating hash totals or hash tables. See hash total and hash table.
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Henry added: "It's important for companies to know that hashing is not encryption.
Hashing is mixed sex and the runners, of all different ages and abilities are known as 'Hounds'.
Exhibit 5 illustrates the results of using Ophcrack, a hacker program that employs rainbow tables to crack passwords encoded by the LAN Manager hashing system, which Windows XP uses to encrypt and store user passwords.
The different parts with the conventional biometric system models (figure 1 and 2) are highlighted in the dashed line rectangles-quantizing and hashing module blocks.
The application applies very advanced hashing methods (CRC32; MD5; SHA-1 and SHA-2) to guarantee a mirror image of the suspect's hard drive in a forensic manner.
If hashing sounds dangerous, it isn't, but there are risks involved.
A hash is a fixed length blob derived from variable length data using a hashing algorithm.
Written by one of the developers of the technology, Hashing is both a historical document on the development of hashing and an analysis of the applications of hashing in a society increasingly concerned with security.
Assureon eliminates this problem by using dual hashing algorithms to create the unique CAS address.
Additionally, users of EnCase Enterprise are able to create a customized library by hashing their own internal executables or the entire contents of gold disks and adding them to the existing database of cataloged files.