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Binding

Acronym(s):

None

Definition(s):

  Process of associating two related elements of information.
Source(s): CNSSI 4009-2015
NIST SP 800-32 (CNSSI 4009)

  The association of a HoA and CoA for a given amount of time.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-119

  An acknowledgment by a trusted third party that associates an entity’s identity with its public key. This may take place through (1) a certification authority’s generation of a public key certificate, (2) a security officer’s verification of an entity’s credentials and placement of the entity’s public key and identifier in a secure database, or (3) an analogous method.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-21 Second edition (FIPS 196)

  Assurance of the integrity of an asserted relationship between items of information that is provided by cryptographic means. Also see Trusted association.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-56A Rev. 2
NIST SP 800-56B Rev. 1

Synonym(s):

None

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