U.S. flag   An official website of the United States government
Dot gov

Official websites use .gov
A .gov website belongs to an official government organization in the United States.

Https

Secure .gov websites use HTTPS
A lock (Dot gov) or https:// means you've safely connected to the .gov website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.

A  |  B  |  C  |  D  |  E  |  F  |  G  |  H  |  I  |  J  |  K  |  L  |  M  |  N  |  O  |  P  |  Q  |  R  |  S  |  T  |  U  |  V  |  W  |  X  |  Y  |  Z

cryptographic Key Management System (CKMS)

Abbreviations / Acronyms / Synonyms:

Definitions:

  A Cryptographic Key Management System that conforms to the requirements of [NIST SP 800-130].
Sources:
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.
Sources:
NIST SP 800-57 Part 2 Rev.1 under Cryptographic Key Management System (CKMS)