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Secure Keys

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Hi Everyone,

If a XTS5000 radio has secure keys loaded into it, if someone was to read the radio with CPS will it loose the keys loaded into after wards ? Just reading the radio, not writing the radio again once read. Thanks for the info.

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darunimal

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Can't tell you, and I suggest no one else answer the question, Contact your System Administrator
 

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Neither will reprogramming the radio reset the encryption keys.

Encryption keys are reset by taking the battery off the radio while it's powered up (unless infinite key retention is enabled, which is a FIPS 140-2 violation) or by hitting the key erase button via the radio menus, or by loading new keys.

Simply reprogramming the radio should not alter the existing keys.
 

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Encryption keys are reset by taking the battery off the radio while it's powered up (unless infinite key retention is enabled, which is a FIPS 140-2 violation) or by hitting the key erase button via the radio menus, or by loading new keys.
Or by pushing and holding the purple button and then pushing the orange button. That will dump the secure keys as well.
 

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ADP keys via software encryption are stored in the original code plug but are not retrievable by reading the radio. Keys stored via hardware encryption are not retrievable at all. A KVL will tell you what algos and key IDs are in a slot but will not pull the key from the UCM/MACE.
 
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Are you guys that easily "believers" of good intentions

Nice job guys, you may have just gave a terrorist information he needs to know, more than he should, geniuses. Glad you guys publicly make comment without verification of user identity or intention and are so easily taken advantage of. Anyone can have what ever user name they want to make it on the internet. Just call me the ChiefOfPolice OTI. If he didn't know the answer then he probably didn't need to have it! He also needs the code to the gun safe cause he was dialing numbers when the code was given out, he was transposing them.
 

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Nice job guys, you may have just gave a terrorist information he needs to know, more than he should, geniuses. Glad you guys publicly make comment without verification of user identity or intention and are so easily taken advantage of. Anyone can have what ever user name they want to make it on the internet. Just call me the ChiefOfPolice OTI. If he didn't know the answer then he probably didn't need to have it! He also needs the code to the gun safe cause he was dialing numbers when the code was given out, he was transposing them.
Yet, here you are posting on a forum linked to a site that has damn near every frequency in the country listed.
 
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