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identity proofing

Definition(s):

  The process by which a CSP collects, validates, and verifies information about a person.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-63-3 under Identity Proofing

  Verifying the claimed identity of an applicant by authenticating the identity source documents provided by the applicant.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-79-2 under Identity Proofing

  The process of providing sufficient information (e.g., identity history, credentials, documents) to establish an identity.
Source(s):
NIST SP 1800-12b

  The process by which a CSP or Registration Authority (RA) collect, validate and verify information about a person for the purpose of issuing credentials to that person.
Source(s):
NISTIR 8149 under Identity Proofing from NIST SP 800-63-3

  The process of providing sufficient information (e.g., identity history, credentials, documents) to a PIV Registrar when attempting to establish an identity.
Source(s):
FIPS 201 [version unknown] under Identity Proofing

  The process by which a CSP and a Registration Authority (RA) collect and verify information about a person for the purpose of issuing credentials to that person.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-63-2 [Superseded] under Identity Proofing