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Assurance Of Possession

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Definition(s):

  Confidence that an entity possesses a private key and any associated keying material.
Source(s): FIPS 186-4

  Assurance that the owner or claimed signatory actually possesses the private signature key.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-89

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