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Token Authenticator

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s): Definition(s):

  The output value generated by a token. The ability to generate valid token authenticators on demand proves that the Claimant possesses and controls the token. Protocol messages sent to the Verifier are dependent upon the token authenticator, but they may or may not explicitly contain it.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-63-2 [Superseded]

  The output value generated by an authenticator. The ability to generate valid authenticator outputs on demand proves that the claimant possesses and controls the authenticator. Protocol messages sent to the verifier are dependent upon the authenticator output, but they may or may not explicitly contain it.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-63-3 under Authenticator Output

  See Authenticator Output.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-63-3