Data Encryption Key


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Data Encryption Key

(DEK) Used for the encryption of message text and for the computation of message integrity checks (signatures).

See cryptography.
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Therefore, an attacker must not be able to generate data or data encryption keys through data source analogy.
Data Encryption Keys (DKs): keys that are generated and shared within a group and BS.
The credentials for decrypting the data encryption key can then be passed to the local encryption device over an authenticated and encrypted session.
"POS vendors were all about to release this capability after spending lots of R&D and engineering money making it happen."<p>RKI technologies and services are designed to make the process of upgrading data encryption keys on POS terminals quicker and cheaper than current manual methods because keys can be distributed to multiple POS systems directly over secure network connections and the Internet.
The master keys and data encryption keys should be secured, and their integrity checked.

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