An accreditation authority is an
|“||[organization that] [a]ssesses and validates that identity providers, attribute providers, relying parties, and identity media adhere to an agreed upon Trust Framework.||”|
|“||[e]ntity trusted by all members of a group of entities for the purposes of the generation of private accreditation information.||”|
- ↑ National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace, at 32.
- ↑ ISO/IEC 9798-5 (1999).