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trusted agent (TA)

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  1. An individual explicitly aligned with one or more registration authority (RA) officers who has been delegated the authority to perform a portion of the RA functions. A trusted agent (TA) does not have privileged access to certification authority system (CAS) components to authorize certificate issuance, certificate revocation, or key recovery.
CNSSI 4009-2015 from CNSSI 1300

  2. Entity authorized to act as a representative of an Agency in confirming Subscriber identification during the registration process. Trusted Agents do not have automated interfaces with Certification Authorities.
CNSSI 4009-2015