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Authority (C.F.D.)

Acronym(s):

None

Definition(s):

  Person(s) or established bodies with rights and responsibilities to exert control in an administrative sphere.
Source(s): CNSSI 4009-2015

Synonym(s):

None

See Also:
Access Authority
Accreditation Authority
Accrediting Authority
Accrediting Authority (C.F.D.)
Attribute Authority
Authority
Central Oversight Authority
Certificate Authority
Certificate Authority Workstation
Certificate Management Authority
Certificate Status Authority
Certificatecertification Authority
Certification Authority
Certification Authority Revocation List
Certification Authority Software
Certification Authority Workstation (C.F.D.)
Certified Tempest Technical Authority
Cognizant Security Officer/Authority
Command Authority (COMSEC)
Comsec Service Authority
Controlling Authority
Delegated Accrediting Authority
Designated Accrediting Authority
Designated Approval Authority
Designated Approval Authority (C.F.D.)
Designated Approving Authority
Domain Authority
Evaluating Authority
FBCA Operational Authority
Federal Bridge Certificate Authority
Federal Bridge Certification Authority
Federal Bridge Certification Authority Membrane
Federal Public Key Infrastructure Policy Authority
Independent Validation Authority
Intermediate Certification Authority
Internet Assigned Number Authority
Internet Assigned Numbers Authority
Local Authority
Local Registration Authority
Naming Authority
Organizational Registration Authority
Policy Management Authority
Principal Accrediting Authority (C.F.D.)
Registration Authority
Root Certificate Authority
Service Authority
Start Of Authority
Subject Certification Authority
Subordinate Certificate Authority
Superior Certification Authority
System Authority
Trusted Timestamp Authority