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Domain parameter

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s):

None

Definition(s):

  The parameters used with a cryptographic algorithm that are common to a domain of users.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-56A Rev. 2 under Domain parameters

  A parameter used in conjunction with some public-key algorithms to generate key pairs, to create digital signatures, or to establish keying material.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-57 Part 1 Rev. 4
NIST SP 800-57 Part 1 Rev. 3 [Superseded]

  Parameters used with a cryptographic algorithm that are usually common to a domain of users.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-89 under Domain parameters

  Parameters used in conjunction with some public-key algorithms to generate key pairs, to create digital signatures, or to establish keying material.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-57 Part 2 Rev.1 under Domain parameters