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identity verification

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s):

Verification

Definition(s):

  Confirmation, through the provision of objective evidence, that specified requirements have been fulfilled (e.g., an entity’s requirements have been correctly defined, or an entity’s attributes have been correctly presented; or a procedure or function performs as intended and leads to the expected outcome).
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-161 under Verification from CNSSI 4009, ISO 9000 - Adapted
NISTIR 7622 under Verification from CNSSI 4009, ISO 9000 - Adapted

  The process of testing the media to ensure the information cannot be read.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-88 Rev. 1 under Verification

  The process of confirming or denying that a claimed identity is correct by comparing the credentials (something you know, something you have, something you are) of a person requesting access with those credentials previously proven and stored in the PIV Card or system and associated with the identity being claimed.
Source(s):
NIST SP 1800-12b

  Confirmation, through the provision of objective evidence, that specified requirements have been fulfilled (e.g., an entity’s requirements have been correctly defined, or an entity’s attributes have been correctly presented; or a procedure or function performs as intended and leads to the expected outcome). Adapted from Verification.
Source(s):
NIST SP 1800-21B under Identity Verification from CNSSI 4009-2015

  Internal phase within the NVD where a second, usually more experienced, NVD Analyst verifies the work completed during the Initial Analysis.
Source(s):
NISTIR 8246 under Verification

  Process of producing objective evidence that sufficiently demonstrates that the system satisfies its security requirements and security characteristics with the level of assurance that applies to the system.
Source(s):
NISTIR 8323 under Verification from NIST SP 800-160 Vol. 1 - §3.4.9, Adapted

  The process of confirming or denying that a claimed identity is correct by comparing the credentials (something you know, something you have, something you are) of a person requesting access with those previously proven and stored in the PIV Card or system and associated with the identity being claimed.
Source(s):
FIPS 201 [version unknown] under Identity Verification

  See “Identity Verification”.
Source(s):
FIPS 201 [version unknown] under Verification