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key agreement

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s):

None

Definition(s):

  A (pair-wise) key-establishment procedure in which the resultant secret keying material is a function of information contributed by both participants, so that neither party can predetermine the value of the secret keying material independently from the contributions of the other party. Contrast with key-transport.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-56A Rev. 2 under Key agreement

  A (pair-wise) key-establishment procedure where the resultant secret keying material is a function of information contributed by two participants, so that no party can predetermine the value of the secret keying material independently from the contributions of the other party. Contrast with key-transport.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-56B Rev. 1 under Key agreement

  A (pair-wise) key-establishment procedure in which the resultant secret keying material is a function of information contributed by both participants, so that neither party can predetermine the value of the secret keying material independently from the contributions of the other party. Contrast with key transport.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-133 under Key agreement

  A key-establishment procedure where the resultant keying material is a function of information contributed by two or more participants, so that an entity cannot predetermine the resulting value of the keying material independently of any other entity’s contribution.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-152 under Key agreement

  A key-establishment procedure where resultant keying material is a function of information contributed by two or more participants, so that no party can predetermine the value of the keying material independently of any other party’s contribution.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-57 Part 1 Rev. 4 under Key agreement

  A key-establishment procedure where resultant keying material is a function of information contributed by two or more participants, so that no party can predetermine the value of the keying material independently of the other party’s contribution.
Source(s):
CNSSI 4009-2015 (NIST SP 800-57 Part 1 Rev. 3)
NIST SP 800-57 Part 1 Rev. 3 under Key agreement [Superseded]