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key loader

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s):

None

Definition(s):

  A self-contained unit that is capable of storing at least one plaintext or encrypted cryptographic key or key component that can be transferred, upon request, into a cryptographic module.
Source(s):
CNSSI 4009-2015 (FIPS 140-2)