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Service Agent

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s):

SA

Definition(s):

  An intermediate distribution or service facility. Some key management infrastructures may be sufficiently large or support sufficiently organizationally complex organizations that make it impractical for those organizations to receive keying material directly from a common key processing facility.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-57 Part 2 Rev.1 under Service agent