Legacy-Use

Legacy-Use definition in Computer Security terms:

Acronym(s): None

Definition(s): The algorithm or key length may be used to process already protected information (e.g., to decrypt ciphertext data or to verify a digital signature), but there may be a risk in doing so.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-135 Rev. 1

Synonym(s): None

 

reference: CSRC Glossary