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salt

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s):

None

Definition(s):

  A bit string generated during digital signature generation using the RSA Signature Scheme with Appendix - Probabilistic Signature Scheme (RSASSA-PSS RSA) [PKCS#1 v2.1].
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-106 under Salt

  A non-secret value that is used in a cryptographic process, usually to ensure that the results of computations for one instance cannot be reused by an Attacker.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-63-2 under Salt [Superseded]

  A non-secret value that is used in a cryptographic process, usually to ensure that the results of computations for one instance cannot be reused by an attacker.
Source(s):
CNSSI 4009-2015 (NIST SP 800-63-2)

  A byte string that is used as an input in the randomness extraction step specified in Section 5.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-56C under Salt

  A non-secret value used in a cryptographic process, usually to ensure that the results of computations for one instance cannot be reused by an attacker.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-63-3 under Salt