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NORS -- CSRIC Best Practices Result

CSRIC Best Practices Result

Detailed Information for the Best Practice: 9-6-8028

Number 9-6-8028
Priority Critical
Description Distribution of Encryption Keys: When Network Operators, Service Providers and Equipment Suppliers use an encryption technology in the securing of network equipment and transmission facilities, cryptographic keys must be distributed using a secure protocol that: a) Ensures the authenticity of the recipient, b) Does not depend upon secure transmission facilities, and c) Cannot be emulated by a non-trusted source.
Network Type(s) Cable; Internet/Data; Satellite; Wireless; Wireline
Industry Role(s) Service Provider; Network Operator; Equipment Supplier
Keyword(s) Cyber Security;Encryption;