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binding

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s):

None

Definition(s):

  Assurance of the integrity of an asserted relationship between items of information that is provided by cryptographic means. Also see Trusted association.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-56A Rev. 2 under Binding
NIST SP 800-56B Rev. 1 under Binding

  Process of associating two related elements of information.
Source(s):
CNSSI 4009-2015
NIST SP 800-32 under Binding (CNSSI 4009)

  An association between a subscriber identity and an authenticator or given subscriber session.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-63-3 under Binding