cryptographic key

cryptographic key

[¦krip·tə¦graf·ik ′kē]
(communications)
A sequence of numbers or characters selected by the user of a cipher system to implement a cryptographic algorithm for enciphering and deciphering messages.
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A cryptographic key is essential for the encryption and decryption operations.
US Patent #8,422,686: Automated validation and execution of cryptographic key and certificate deployment and distribution - This patented invention automates the lifecycle of cryptographic keys used to encrypt and secure data - from creation and deployment to deletion and can also enhance security for cloud computing applications.
This article will illustrate the who, when, why, where, and what of risk assessments for decertified cryptographic key extension requests (KERs).
As storing cryptographic keys in a single device is hazardous, a user distributes his cryptographic key to key servers that shall perform cryptographic functions on behalf of the user.
Trillium was established in 2014 to pursue development of advanced IoT and automotive cybersecurity software technology, including lightweight encryption, authentication, cryptographic key management, IDS/IPS and secure OTA software update technology.
According to an affidavit unsealed Thursday, the Justice Department learned in April 2015 that Bridges might have kept a private cryptographic key giving him access to a Bitcoin wallet with the $700,000 in currency that the Silk Road task force had seized in 2014.
These certificates identify devices, sign firmware/software updates and facilitate encrypted communications with cryptographic key information.
Spurred by a stimulus, these primitives generate a unique response that would be either a cryptographic key or a way of authentication.
Private Cryptographic Key: the key that allows you to spend your Bitcoins and other cryptocurrencies.
HSMs are an essential component of many IT security solutions, safeguarding identities and data, and providing encryption capabilities to protect sensitive cryptographic key material.
That text--"b34u7y, truth and rarity"--included the cryptographic key to a Bitcoin wallet containing the prize money.

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