key pair

What is key pair?

key pair meaning in Internet terms is Definition: A public key and its corresponding private key.
Extended Definition: Two mathematically related keys having the property that one key can be used to encrypt a message that can only be decrypted using the other key.
Related Term(s): private key, public key
Adapted from: CNSSI 4009, Federal Bridge Certificate Authority Certification Policy 2.25

 

reference: Glossary | National Initiative for Cybersecurity Careers and Studies

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