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Timestamp

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s):

None

Definition(s):

  A token or packet of information that is used to provide assurance of timeliness; the timestamp contains timestamped data, including a time, and a signature generated by a Trusted Timestamp Authority (TTA).
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-102

  A token of information that is used to provide assurance of timeliness; contains timestamped data, including time, and a signature generated by a Trusted Timestamp Authority (TTA).
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-89