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Backup (key and/or metadata)

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s):

None

Definition(s):

  To copy a key and/or metadata to a medium that is separate from that used for operational storage and from which the key and/or metadata can be recovered if the original values in operational storage are lost or modified.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-152