Verifying the claimed identity of an applicant by authenticating the identity source documents provided by the applicant.
See NIST SP 800-79-2 for more information.
The process by which a CSP collects, validates, and verifies information about a person.
See NIST SP 800-63-3 for more information.
The process by which a CSP or Registration Authority (RA) collect, validate and verify information about a person for the purpose of issuing credentials to that person.