Every developer is focused on transmitting data securely. Hashing and hash functions are essential for securing business information and data. While the term cryptographic hash function may sound intimidating, it’s much simpler than it sounds. For this assignment, expand on the information provided in the course and fully address the items below.
Write a 2- to 3-page paper in which you:

  • Define cryptographic hash function (CHF).
  • Elaborate on the main properties and definitions of an ideal cryptographic hash function.
  • Propose 2 business applications or uses for a cryptographic hash function (e.g., password verification) and include a description of how it is used.

Format your paper according to APA guidelines with at least three sources cited covering scholarly and industry sources.