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revocation

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s):

None

Definition(s):

  The process of permanently ending the binding between a certificate and the identity asserted in the certificate from a specified time forward.
Source(s):
CNSSI 4009-2015 CNSSI 1300

  A process whereby a notice is made available to affected entities that keys should be removed from operational use prior to the end of the established cryptoperiod of those keys.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-57 Part 2 Rev.1 under Revocation