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Recommendation for Obtaining Assurances for Digital Signature Applications

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Author(s)

Elaine B. Barker

Abstract

Entities participating in the generation or verification of digital signatures depend on the authenticity of the process. This Recommendation specifies methods for obtaining the assurances necessary for valid digital signatures: assurance of domain parameter validity, assurance of public key validity, assurance that the key pair owner actually possesses the private key, and assurance of the identity of the key pair owner.
Citation
Special Publication (NIST SP) - 800-89
Report Number
800-89

Keywords

Assurance, Certification Authority, digital signatures, timestamp token, Trusted Timestamp Authority

Citation

Barker, E. (2006), Recommendation for Obtaining Assurances for Digital Signature Applications, Special Publication (NIST SP), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=50954 (Accessed June 14, 2024)

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Created November 30, 2006, Updated January 27, 2020