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Policy Management Authority (PMA)

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s):

None

Definition(s):

  Body established to oversee the creation and update of Certificate Policies, review Certification Practice Statements, review the results of CA audits for policy compliance, evaluate non-domain policies for acceptance within the domain, and generally oversee and manage the PKI certificate policies. For the FBCA, the PMA is the Federal PKI Policy Authority.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-32