Data Protection Key (DPK)

Data Protection Key (DPK) definition in Computer Security terms:

Acronym(s): DPK

Definition(s): A key or a set of keys used to protect or recover data, verify the authenticity or integrity of the protected data or to protect the private key used to generate digital signatures.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-132

Synonym(s): None


reference: CSRC Glossary