ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 27 10118-1:2016 - Hash-functions - Part 1: General
ISO/IEC 10118 specifies hash-functions and is therefore applicable to the provision of authentication, integrity and non-repudiation services. Hash-functions can be used for:
— reducing a message to a short imprint for input to a digital signature mechanism.
— committing the user to a given string of bits without revealing this string.