Archive

Archive definition in Computer Security terms:

Acronym(s): None

Definition(s): Long-term, physically separate storage.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-32

To place information into long-term storage. Also, see Key management archive.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-57 Part 1 Rev. 3

See Key management archive.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-57 Part 2

Synonym(s): Key Management Archive
A function in the lifecycle of keying material; a repository for the long-term storage of keying material.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-57 Part 1 Rev. 3 Key-Management Archive
A function in the lifecycle of keying material; a repository containing keying material of historical interest.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-57 Part 3 Rev. 1

 

reference: CSRC Glossary