Public-Key Validation

Public-Key Validation definition in Computer Security terms:

Acronym(s): None

Definition(s): The procedure whereby the recipient of a public key checks that the key conforms to the arithmetic requirements for such a key in order to thwart certain types of attacks.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-56B Rev. 1

Synonym(s): None

 

reference: CSRC Glossary