Key Loader

Key Loader definition in Computer Security terms:

Acronym(s): None

Definition(s): A self-contained unit that is capable of storing at least one plaintext or encrypted cryptographic key or key component that can be transferred, upon request, into a cryptographic module.
Source(s): FIPS 140-2
CNSSI 4009-2015 (FIPS 140-2)

Synonym(s): None

 

reference: CSRC Glossary