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key exchange

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s):

None

Definition(s):

  Process of exchanging public keys (and other information) in order to establish secure communications. Note: See related term “key transport”.
Source(s):
CNSSI 4009-2015 (NIST SP 800-32 - Adapted)

  The process of exchanging public keys in order to establish secure communications.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-32 under Key Exchange