Dual Control

Dual Control definition in Computer Security terms:

Acronym(s): None

Definition(s): A process that uses two or more separate entities (usually persons) operating in concert to protect sensitive functions or information. No single entity is able to access or use the materials, e.g., cryptographic keys.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-57 Part 2

Synonym(s): None


reference: CSRC Glossary