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Originator-usage period

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s):

None

Definition(s):

  The period of time in the cryptoperiod of a key during which cryptographic protection may be applied to data using that key.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-57 Part 1 Rev. 4

  The period of time in the cryptoperiod of a symmetric key during which cryptographic protection may be applied to data.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-57 Part 1 Rev. 3 [Superseded]