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Object

Object

Passive information system-related entity (e.g., devices, files, records, tables, processes, programs, domains) containing or receiving information. Access to an object (by a subject) implies access ...

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Object Identifier (OID)

Object Identifier (OID)

A specialized formatted number that is registered with an internationally recognized standards organization. The unique alphanumeric/numeric identifier registered under the ISO registration standard to reference ...

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Octet

Octet

A string of eight bits. Often referred to as a byte. See the following under Octet for more information: NIST SP 800-38F. NIST SP 800-38C. A group of eight ...

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One-to-Many

One-to-Many

Of or relating to biometric identification in which submitted feature data is compared with that of all enrolled identities. See  NIST SP 800-76-2 under One-to-many for more information.  See ...

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One-to-One

One-to-One

Of or relating to biometric verification in which submitted feature data is compared with that of one, claimed, identity. See NIST SP 800-76-2 for more information. See also One-to-Many ...

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OCSP

OCSP

Online Certificate Status ProtocolAn online protocol used to determine the status of a public key certificate.  See FIPS 201 [version unknown] RFC 2560 for more information. 

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OpenPGP

OpenPGP

Open Pretty Good PrivacyA protocol defined in IETF RFCs 2440 and 3156 for encrypting messages and creating certificates using public key cryptography. Most mail clients ...

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