Term:Recipient

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NIST SP 800-56A

Recipient - A party that receives (1) keying material: such as a static public key (e.g., in a certificate) or an ephemeral public key; (2) assurance: such as an assurance of the validity of a candidate public key or assurance of possession of the private key associated with a public key; or (3) key confirmation. Contrast with provider.