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Brokered Trust

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Definition(s):

  Describes the case where two entities do not have direct business agreements with each other, but do have agreements with one or more intermediaries so as to enable a business trust path to be constructed between the entities. The intermediary brokers operate as active entities, and are invoked dynamically via protocol facilities when new paths are to be established.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-95 (OASIS Trust Models Guidelines)

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