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key processor (KP)

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s):

KP

Definition(s):

  The high-assurance cryptographic component in electronic key management system (EKMS) designed to provide for the local generation of keying material, encryption, and decryption of key, key load into electronic fill devices, and message signature functions.
Source(s):
CNSSI 4009-2015 (CNSSI 4005)