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asymmetric key algorithm

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s):

Public key cryptographic algorithm
Public-key algorithm
Public-key cryptographic algorithm

Definition(s):

  See Public-key cryptographic algorithm.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-57 Part 1 Rev. 3 under Asymmetric key algorithm [Superseded]
NIST SP 800-57 Part 1 Rev. 4 under Asymmetric key algorithm

  A cryptographic algorithm that uses two related keys, a public key and a private key. The two keys have the property that determining the private key from the public key is computationally infeasible. Also known as a public-key algorithm.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-133 under Asymmetric-key algorithm

  A cryptographic algorithm that uses two related keys, a public key and a private key. The two keys have the property that determining the private key from the public key is computationally infeasible.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-56B Rev. 1 under Public-key algorithm

  See Asymmetric-key algorithm.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-133 under Public-key algorithm

  See Public key cryptographic algorithm.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-57 Part 2 under Asymmetric key algorithm