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issuer

Definition(s):

  An entity that performs functions required to produce, issue, and maintain PIV Cards or Derived PIV Credentials for an organization
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-79-2 under Issuer

  The organization that is issuing the PIV Card (or DPC) to an applicant. Typically, this is an organization for which the applicant is working.
Source(s):
NIST SP 1800-12b

  The organization that is issuing the PIV Card to an Applicant. Typically this is an organization for which the Applicant is working.
Source(s):
FIPS 201 [version unknown] under Issuer