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pre-shared key

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s):

Definition(s):

  A secret key that has been established between the parties who are authorized to use it by means of some secure method (e.g., using a secure manual-distribution process or automated key-establishment scheme).
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-133 Rev. 2 under Pre-shared key
NIST SP 800-133 [Superseded] under Pre-shared key

  A secret key that has previously been established. See “pre-shared key” in Section 3.1 above.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-135 Rev. 1 under Pre-shared-key

  A secret key that is established between communicating parties before a communication protocol starts.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-135 Rev. 1 under Pre-shared key

  A secret key that has previously been established between the parties who are authorized to use it by means of some secure method (e.g., using a secure manual-distribution process or automated key-establishment scheme).
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-175B Rev. 1 under Pre-shared key

  A single secret key used by IPsec endpoints to authenticate endpoints to each other.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-77 Rev. 1 under Pre-shared Key (PSK)

  Single key used by IPsec endpoints to authenticate endpoints to each other.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-77 [Superseded] under Pre-Shared Key

  A secret key that has been established between the parties who are authorized to use it by means of some secure method (e.g., using a secure manual-distribution process or automated keyestablishment scheme).
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-133 Rev.1 [Superseded] under Pre-shared key