Term:Credential

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FIPS 201-1

Credential - Evidence attesting to one's right to credit or authority; in this standard, it is the PIV Card and data elements associated with an individual that authoritatively binds an identity (and, optionally, additional attributes) to that individual.

NIST IR 7298

Credential - An object that authoritatively binds an identity (and optionally, additional attributes) to a token possessed and controlled by a person. SOURCE: SP 800-63

NIST IR 7298

Credential - Evidence attesting to one's right to credit or authority. SOURCE: FIPS 201

NIST SP 800-116

Credential - In this publication, a collection of information about a person, attested to by an issuing authority. A credential may be a physical artifact (e.g., a PIV Card) or a data object (e.g., a certificate). One or more data object credentials may be stored on the same physical memory device (e.g., a smart card).

NIST SP 800-63v1.0.2

Credential - An object that authoritatively binds an identity (and optionally, additional attributes) to a token possessed and controlled by a person.

NIST SP 800-79-1

Credential - Evidence attesting to one's right to credit or authority; in FIPS 201-1, it is the PIV Card and data elements associated with an individual that authoritatively binds an identity (and, optionally, additional attributes) to that individual.