Key-Wrapping

Key-Wrapping definition in Computer Security terms:

Acronym(s): None

Definition(s): In this Recommendation, key-wrapping is a method of protecting keying material using a symmetric-key-based authenticated encryption method, such as a block cipher key-wrapping mode specified in [SP 800-38F] that provides both confidentiality and integrity protection.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-56A Rev. 2

Synonym(s): None

 

reference: CSRC Glossary