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trusted certificate

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s):

None

Definition(s):

  A certificate that is trusted by the relying party on the basis of secure and authenticated delivery. The public keys included in trusted certificates are used to start certification paths. Also known as a “trust anchor.”
Source(s):
CNSSI 4009-2015

  A certificate that is trusted by the Relying Party on the basis of secure and authenticated delivery. The public keys included in trusted certificates are used to start certification paths. Also known as a "trust anchor".
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-32 under Trusted Certificate