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salt

Definition(s):

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

  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

  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 from NIST SP 800-63-2
NIST SP 800-63-2 [Superseded] under Salt

  As used in this Recommendation, a byte string (which may be secret or non-secret) that is used as a MAC key.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-133 Rev. 2 under Salt

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NIST SP 800-56C [Superseded] under Salt