Key

Key may refer to:

  • Key (lock), device used to open a lock or door
    • Skeleton key or master key, a key altered to bypass wards placed inside a lock
  • Key (chart), a guide to colours and symbols used in a data chart, graph, plot or diagram
  • Key (cryptography), a piece of information that controls the operation of a cryptography algorithm
  • Key (engineering), a type of coupling used to transmit rotation between a shaft and an attached item
  • Key (map), a guide to a map's symbology

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Key Derivation Function
... In cryptography, a key derivation function (or KDF) derives one or more secret keys from a secret value such as a master key or other known information such as a password or passphrase using a pseudo-random ... popular examples of pseudo-random functions used for key derivation ...
Key Derivation Function - Uses of KDFs
... Key derivation functions are often used in conjunction with non-secret parameters to derive one or more keys from a common secret value (which is sometimes ... Such use may prevent an attacker who obtains a derived key from learning useful information about either the input secret value or any of the other derived keys ... A KDF may also be used to ensure that derived keys have other desirable properties, such as avoiding "weak keys" in some specific encryption systems ...
Vector Sigma - Transformers Animated
... In Transformers Animated, the key that the AllSpark created for Sari Sumdac from her building access key resembles the key to Vector Sigma from Both Beast Machines and Generation 1 ...
Kapisa Province - Provincial Reconstruction Team
... Subject matter experts and mentors on the team work closely with key leaders to facilitate development.The PRT vision has always been to foster a stable and ... PRT Kapisa participates in key leader engagements, scouting areas for new projects and performing quality checks and site visits on existing projects ... The key focus is on building roads, bridges, construction of schools and also improvements to power capabilities on existing infrastructure ...
Key - Other
... various kinds of bottle and can openers Clef (from the French for "key"), the symbol that assigns note names to the lines and spaces of the musical staff Greek key pattern, a meander pattern Key (basketball), also ...

Famous quotes containing the word key:

    The hypothesis I wish to advance is that ... the language of morality is in ... grave disorder.... What we possess, if this is true, are the fragments of a conceptual scheme, parts of which now lack those contexts from which their significance derived. We possess indeed simulacra of morality, we continue to use many of the key expressions. But we have—very largely if not entirely—lost our comprehension, both theoretical and practical, of morality.
    Alasdair Chalmers MacIntyre (b. 1929)

    You have many choices. You can choose forgiveness over revenge, joy over despair. You can choose action over apathy.... You hold the key to how well you make the emotional adjustment to your divorce and consequently how well your children will adapt.
    Stephanie Marston (20th century)

    There are two kinds of timidity—timidity of mind, and timidity of the nerves; physical timidity, and moral timidity. Each is independent of the other. The body may be frightened and quake while the mind remains calm and bold, and vice versë. This is the key to many eccentricities of conduct. When both kinds meet in the same man he will be good for nothing all his life.
    Honoré De Balzac (1799–1850)