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TermDefinition
identity assurancelevel of assurance in the result of identification
NOTE Identity assurance expresses the level of confidence in provenance, integrity and applicability of identity information including confidence in identity information maintenance. 
identificationprocess of recognizing an entity in a particular domain as distinct from other entities
identityset of attributes related to an entity
verificationprocess to determine that presented identity information associated with a particular entity is applicable for the entity to be recognized in a particular domain at some point in time
attributecharacteristic or property of an entity that can be used to describe its state, appearance, or other aspects
identity informationset of values of attributes optionally with any associated metadata in an identity
identity evidenceidentity information for an entity required for authentication of that entity
authenticated identityidentity information for an entity created to record the result of authentication
entityitem inside or outside an information and communication technology system, such as a person, an organization, a device, a subsystem, or a group of such items that has recognizably distinct existence
identifieridentity information that unambiguously distinguishes one entity from another one in a given domain
authenticationformalized process of verification that, if successful, results in an authenticated identity for an entity
enrolmentprocess to make an entity known within a particular domain
NOTE 1 Enrolment leads to identity registration. Identity proofing is typically performed to establish the identity information to be registered for a particular entity. 

identity proofing or

initial entity authentication

particular form of authentication based on identity evidence that is performed as the condition for enrolment
domainenvironment where an entity can use a set of attributes for identification and other purposes
Related TermsDefinition
identity information authorityentity related to a particular domain that can make provable statements on the validity and/or correctness of one or more attribute values in an identity
identity information providerentity that makes available identity information
identity registrationprocess of recording an entity’s identity information in an identity register