Definitions for "Key exchange"
A mechanism for transferring secret keys securely across an untrusted channel.
A procedure followed by a client and server to determine the symmetric keys they will both use during an SSL session.
A scheme for two or more nodes to transfer a secret session key across an unsecured channel.
The process of exchanging public keys in order to establish secure communications.
Confidential exchange of secret keys online, which is commonly done with public key cryptography. See also public key cryptography.
The process of exchanging the keys to the communicating people
The swapping of public keys between entities to be used to encrypt communication between the entities.