1. A key that is intended for use by a limited number of correspondents for encryption and decryption. [2382-pt.8] 2. In a symmetric cryptographic algorithm the key shared between two entities [10181-1]. 3. In a symmetric encipherment algorithm the key shared between two entities [10181-2].
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