Domain Parameter

Domain Parameter definition in Computer Security terms:

Acronym(s): None

Definition(s): A parameter used in conjunction with some public-key algorithms to generate key pairs, to create digital signatures, or to establish keying material.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-57 Part 1 Rev. 3

Synonym(s): Domain Parameters
Parameters used with cryptographic algorithms that are usually common to a domain of users. A DSA or ECDSA cryptographic key pair is associated with a specifc set of domain parameters.
Source(s): FIPS 186-4 Parameters used with a cryptographic algorithm that are usually common to a domain of users.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-89 The parameters used with a cryptographic algorithm that are common to a domain of users.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-56A Rev. 2

 

reference: CSRC Glossary