Additional Decryption Key (ADK) Guidelines

Article:TECH149500  |  Created: 2009-08-04  |  Updated: 2011-03-29  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH149500
Article Type
Technical Solution


Issue




This article includes a technical document detailing guidelines when using an ADK. An additional decryption key (ADK) is a key generally used by security officers of an organization to decrypt messages that have been sent to or from employees within the organization.

 


Solution




Messages encrypted by a key with an ADK are encrypted to the public key of the recipient and to the ADK, which means the holder of the ADK can also decrypt the message.

To download the ADK technical document, click the attachment below. 

 


Attachments

ADK Guidelines Technical Document
ADK_Guidelines.pdf (805 kBytes)

Legacy ID



1561


Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH149500


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