Patent Number: 6,307,936

Title: Cryptographic key management scheme

Abstract: A key management scheme for managing encryption keys in a cryptographicco-processor includes the first step of selecting a key from one of asymmetrical key type and an asymmetrical key type. Then, the key bitlength is selected. The key is then generated and, lastly, the key isrepresented in either an external form or an internal form.

Inventors: Ober; Timothy (Atkinson, NH), Reed; Peter (Beverly, MA)


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Expiration Date: 10/23/2013