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key management

In cryptography, it is the creation, distribution and maintenance of a secret key. It determines how secret keys are generated and made available to both parties; for example, public key systems are widely used for such an exchange. If session keys are used, key management is responsible for generating them and determining when they should be renewed. See QKD, elliptic curve cryptography, Diffie-Hellman, cryptography, session key and security protocol.
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The adopted algorithm is operated under the standards of Lightweight authentication and key management protocol (AKMS).
Key Management Protocol: The Zimmermann Real-time Transport protocol was intended to achieve key agreement prior to using a multimedia security protocol.
As a result, a Key Management Protocol (KMP) is essential to design secure WSNs [5] [6] [7] [8].
MIKEY is a key management protocol developed for multimedia real-time applications running over RTP/SRTP.
In this paper, we propose a secure group key management protocol based on DH key agreement.
* The Modular Key Management Protocol (MKMP) from IBM
SKIP is a sessionless, key management protocol used at the network (Internet Protocol or IP) layer.
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Group Key Management Protocols for Secure Mobile Multicast Communication: A Comprehensive Survey.
Hwang and Kim [44] proposed to enhance the basic random key management protocol [19] by reducing the amount of key-related materials required to be stored in each node, while guaranteeing a certain probability of sharing a key between two nodes.
Muckenhirn, "Group Key Management Protocol Architecture", Internet Request for Comments 2094, July 1997.