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verification

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s):

Identity Verification
VRF

Definition(s):

  Confirmation, through the provision of objective evidence, that specified requirements have been fulfilled (e.g., an entity’s requirements have been correctly defined, or an entity’s attributes have been correctly presented; or a procedure or function performs as intended and leads to the expected outcome).
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-161 under Verification (CNSSI 4009, ISO 9000 - Adapted)
NISTIR 7622 under Verification (CNSSI 4009, ISO 9000 - Adapted)

  Confirmation, through the provision of objective evidence, that specified requirements have been fulfilled (e.g., an entity’s requirements have been correctly defined, or an entity’s attributes have been correctly presented; or a procedure or function performs as intended and leads to the expected outcome.
Source(s):
CNSSI 4009-2015

  The process of testing the media to ensure the information cannot be read.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-88 Rev. 1 under Verification

  The process of confirming or denying that a claimed identity is correct by comparing the credentials (something you know, something you have, something you are) of a person requesting access with those previously proven and stored in the PIV Card or system and associated with the identity being claimed.
Source(s):
FIPS 201 under Identity Verification [version unknown]

  See “Identity Verification”.
Source(s):
FIPS 201 under Verification [version unknown]

  Confirmation, through the provision of objective evidence, that specified requirements have been fulfilled.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-160 [Superseded] (ISO 9000)