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Key-wrapping key

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s):

None

Definition(s):

  In this Recommendation, a key-wrapping key is a symmetric key established through a key-agreement transaction and used with a key-wrapping algorithm to protect the keying material to be transported.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-56A Rev. 2

  In this Recommendation, a key-wrapping key is a symmetric key established during a key-transport transaction and used with a key- wrapping algorithm to protect the keying material to be transported.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-56B Rev. 1

  A symmetric key-encrypting key that is used to provide both confidentiality and integrity protection. Also see Key-encrypting key.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-57 Part 1 Rev. 4

  A symmetric key-encrypting key.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-57 Part 1 Rev. 3 [Superseded]