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Zero-Knowledge Password Protocol

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s):

None

Definition(s):

  A password based authentication protocol that allows a claimant to authenticate to a Verifier without revealing the password to the Verifier. Examples of such protocols are EKE, SPEKE and SRP.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-63-2 under Zero-knowledge Password Protocol [Superseded]

  A password-based authentication protocol that allows a claimant to authenticate to a verifier without revealing the password to the verifier. Examples of such protocols are EKE, SPEKE and SRP.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-63-3