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chain of trust

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

  See “authentication chain.”
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-81-2 under Chain of Trust

  A certain level of trust in supply chain interactions such that each participant in the consumer-provider relationship provides adequate protection for its component products, systems, and services.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-37 Rev. 2