Encryption system that uses a public-private key pair for encryption and/or digital signature.
NIST SP 800-12 Rev. 1 under Public Key Cryptography
See public key cryptography (PKC).
CNSSI 4009-2015 under asymmetric cryptography
Cryptography that uses separate keys for encryption and decryption; also known as asymmetric cryptography.
NIST SP 800-77 under Public Key Cryptography