Key-Derivation Procedure

Key-Derivation Procedure definition in Computer Security terms:

Acronym(s): None

Definition(s): A procedure consisting of multiple steps and using an approved algorithm (e.g., a MAC algorithm) by which keying material is derived from a shared secret and other information.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-56A Rev. 2

A multi-step process that uses an approved Message Authentication Code (MAC) algorithm to derive keying material from a shared secret and other information.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-56B Rev. 1

Synonym(s): None

 

reference: CSRC Glossary