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MASWE-0014: Cryptographic Keys Not Properly Protected at Rest

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Initial Description or Hints

e.g. storing keys in SharedPreferences, storing keys in files, hardcoded keys, etc.

Relevant Topics

  • platform keystore (Android KeyStore / iOS KeyChain)
  • TEE/SE
  • Cryptographic Keys Not Encrypted with key from platform keystore. envelope encryption (DEK+KEK) (considered "equivalent protection")
  • Key Wrapping (NIST.SP.800-175Br1 5.3.5)


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