K

Glossary K
KBPS

KBPS

Length in bits of the keying material. See NIST SP 800-56B Rev. 1 under Kbits for more information.  

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Key

Key

A parameter that determines the transformation from plaintext to ciphertext and vice versa. (A DEA key is a 64-bit parameter consisting of 56 independent bits ...

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Key Custodian

Key Custodian

An FCKMS role that is responsible for distributing keys or key splits and/or entering them into a cryptographic module. See  NIST SP 800-152 for more information. 

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Kerberos

Kerberos

An authentication system developed at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Kerberos is designed to enable two parties to exchange private information across a public ...

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