A Key Pair is a public key and its corresponding private key. The purpose of this is to have two mathematically related keys having the property that one key can be used to encrypt a message that can only be decrypted using the other key.
Related Terms: Private Key, Public Key
Source: CNSSI 4009, Federal Bridge Certificate Authority Certification Policy 2.25
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