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cryptographic Key Management System (CKMS)

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s):



  A Cryptographic Key Management System that conforms to the requirements of [NIST SP 800-130].
NIST SP 800-152 under CKMS

  The framework and services that provide for the generation, production, establishment, control, accounting, and destruction of cryptographic keys It includes all elements (policies, procedures, devices, and components); facilities; personnel; procedures; standards; and information products that form the system that establishes, manages, and supports cryptographic products and services for end entities. The CKMS may handle symmetric keys, asymmetric keys or both.
NIST SP 800-57 Part 2 Rev.1 under Cryptographic Key Management System (CKMS)