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Recommendation for Key Management - Part 1: General (Revised) (May 2006 edition)

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Author(s)

Elaine B. Barker, William C. Barker, William E. Burr, William T. Polk, Miles Smid

Abstract

[Superseded by SP 800-57 Part 1 Revised (March 2007): http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=917473] This Recommendation provides cryptographic key management guidance. It consists of three parts. Part 1 provides general guidance and best practices for the management of cryptographic keying material. Part 2 provides guidance on policy and security planning requirements for U.S. government agencies. Finally, Part 3 provides guidance when using the cryptographic features of current systems. [Supersedes SP 800-57 Part 1 (August 2005): http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=917475]
Citation
Special Publication (NIST SP) - 800-57 Pt1 Rev
Report Number
800-57 Pt1 Rev

Keywords

assurances, authentication, authorization, availability, backup, compromise, confidentiality, cryptanalysis, cryptographic key, cryptographic module, digital signature, hash function, key agreement, key management, key management policy, key recovery, key transport, originator usage period, private key, public key, recipient usage period, secret key, split knowledge, trust anchor

Citation

Barker, E. , Barker, W. , Burr, W. , Polk, W. and Smid, M. (2006), Recommendation for Key Management - Part 1: General (Revised) (May 2006 edition), Special Publication (NIST SP), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], https://doi.org/10.6028/NIST.SP.800-57p1r2006 (Accessed May 27, 2024)

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Created May 1, 2006, Updated November 10, 2018