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RP

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s):

Relying Party
Resource Pooling
Responsible Person

Definition(s):

  An entity that relies upon the subscriber’s authenticator(s) and credentials or a verifier’s assertion of a claimant’s identity, typically to process a transaction or grant access to information or a system.
Source(s):
NIST SP 1800-17b under Relying Party
NIST SP 1800-17c under Relying Party

  An entity that relies upon the subscriber’s credentials, typically to process a transaction or grant access to information or a system.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-73-4 under Relying Party

  A person or Agency who has received information that includes a certificate and a digital signature verifiable with reference to a public key listed in the certificate, and is in a position to rely on them.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-32 [Withdrawn] under Relying Party