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Archive

Acronym(s):

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Definition(s):

  Long-term, physically separate storage.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-32

  To place information into long-term storage. Also, see Key management archive.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-57 Part 1 Rev. 3

  See Key management archive.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-57 Part 2

Synonym(s):
Key Management Archive
  A function in the lifecycle of keying material; a repository for the long-term storage of keying material.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-57 Part 1 Rev. 3
Key-Management Archive
  A function in the lifecycle of keying material; a repository containing keying material of historical interest.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-57 Part 3 Rev. 1
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