[WG-UMA] Definition of "Trust" (borrowing from TCG)
identity at hardjono.net
Thu Mar 3 12:27:01 EST 2011
I would like to suggest that UMA use the narrow term of "trust"
(technical trust) following the one used by the TCG (the people that
made the Trusted Platform Module).
- "Something can be trusted if it behaves in an expected manner for a
- It is safe to trust something when:
(it can be unambiguously identified)
& (it operates unhindered)
& ([the user has first hand experience of consistent, good,
behaviour] || [the user trusts someone who vouches for consistent,
Note that there is a distinction between "technical trust" and "social
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