• Requirement

    Produce, control, and distribute asymmetric cryptographic keys using [Selection: NSA-approved key management technology and processes; prepositioned keying material; DoD-approved or DoD-issued Medium Assurance PKI certificates; DoD-approved or DoD-issued Medium Hardware Assurance PKI certificates and hardware security tokens that protect the user’s private key; certificates issued in accordance with organization-defined requirements].

  • Discussion

    SP 800-56A, SP 800-56B, and SP 800-56C provide guidance on cryptographic key establishment schemes and key derivation methods. SP 800-57-1, SP 800-57-2, and SP 800-57-3 provide guidance on cryptographic key management.

More Info

  • Title

    Cryptographic Key Establishment and Management | Asymmetric Keys
  • Family

    System and Communications Protection
  • NIST 800-53B Baseline(s)

    • Related NIST 800-53 ID

    NIST 800-53A Assessment Guidance

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