What is an EDI 815 Cryptographic Service Message?

EDI 815 transaction set addresses business requirements for key management and is used for the following purposes:

  • For the provision of the data format needed for cryptographic key management to facilitate the automated exchange and distribution of keys
  • To provide the X12 standard format for exchange and distribution of the secret keys
  • To communicate the relevant keying material for usage in an EDI environment
  • To encompass exchange and distribution of keying material to support encryption, authentication, and assurances

The data contents and format of EDI 815 Cryptographic Service Message are used for the electronic interchange of information. It is divided into various segments and data elements.

Workflow for the Exchange of an EDI 815 Cryptographic Service Message

EDI 815 falls under the category of X12C Communications & Controls transaction set. This EDI document is built on top of existing X12 standards like ANSI X3, X509, and X9 which are developed by the Accredited Standards Committees. It provides a mechanism for the exchange and distribution of cryptographic keys in an EDI environment.

Stay EDI Compliant with EDIConnect

EDIConnect is designed to handle EDI X12, HL7, and EDIFACT transaction sets. EDIConnect, bundled with its built-in parser, validator, and transaction builder, makes the process of sending and receiving EDI messages quick and easy. It also enables businesses and trade partners to communicate seamlessly and achieve EDI compliance.

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