Cryptographic Erase (CE)

Cryptographic Erase (CE) definition in Computer Security terms:

Acronym(s): CE

Definition(s): A method of sanitization in which the media encryption key (MEK) for the encrypted Target Data is sanitized, making recovery of the decrypted Target Data infeasible.
Source(s): CNSSI 4009-2015 (NIST SP 800-88 Rev. 1)

A method of Sanitization in which the Media Encryption Key (MEK) for the encrypted Target Data (or the Key Encryption Key