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NSA-approved cryptography

Definition(s):

  Cryptography that consists of an approved algorithm, an implementation that has been approved for the protection of classified information and/or controlled unclassified information in a specific environment, and a supporting key management infrastructure.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-53 Rev. 5

  Cryptography that consists of: (i) an approved algorithm; (ii) an implementation that has been approved for the protection of classified information in a particular environment; and (iii) a supporting key management infrastructure.
Source(s):
CNSSI 4009-2015 [Superseded] from NIST SP 800-53 Rev. 4

  Cryptography that consists of: (i) an approved algorithm; (ii) an implementation that has been approved for the protection of classified information and/or controlled unclassified information in a particular environment; and (iii) a supporting key management infrastructure.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-53 Rev. 4 [Superseded] under NSA-Approved Cryptography