A CKM Workshop was held at NIST on June 8-9, 2009. Approximately 100 people participated in the Workshop at NIST on-site and approximately 90 people participated via a Webcast service. The program consisted of five keynote speakers addressing various aspects of future electronic communications, computing, and cryptography. Another twenty-five speakers addressed various technical aspects of current and future key management systems, including key management policies, algorithms, distribution methods, and user control software interfaces.
NIST Internal Report 7609, Cryptographic Key Management Workshop Summary - June 8-9, 2009 summarizes the workshop. This document provides highlights of the workshop that was held in June 2009 to discuss the current state of key management systems, to identify future needs, and to discuss the development of a Cryptographic Key Management Design Framework that would address the issues discussed during the workshop.