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encrypted key

Definition(s):

  Key that has been encrypted in a system approved by the National Security Agency (NSA) for key encryption.
Source(s):
CNSSI 4009-2015 from CNSSI 4005

  A cryptographic key that has been encrypted using an approved cryptographic algorithm in order to disguise the value of the underlying plaintext key.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-57 Part 1 Rev. 5 under Encrypted key

  A cryptographic key that has been encrypted using an approved security function with a key-encrypting key in order to disguise the value of the underlying plaintext key.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-57 Part 1 Rev. 3 [Superseded] under Encrypted key

  A cryptographic key that has been encrypted using an approved security function in order to disguise the value of the underlying plaintext key.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-57 Part 1 Rev. 4 [Superseded] under Encrypted key

  A cryptographic key that has been encrypted using an Approved security function with a key encrypting key in order to disguise the value of the underlying plaintext key.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-57 Part 2 [Superseded] under Encrypted key