assertion made by a Entity that the one or more values of one or more Identity Attributes of a Digital Subject (or Identity Document) which is disputed or in doubt. Identity Attributes that might be conveyed in a Claim:
- A Claim could just convey an identifier—for example, that the digital subject's student number is 490-525, or that the digital subject's Windows name is REDMOND \ kcameron. This is the way many existing identity systems work.
- A Claim may make an assertion that a Digital Subject knows a given key and should be able to demonstrate this fact.
- A Claim might convey Personally Identifiable Information — name, address, date of birth and citizenship, for example.
- A Claim might simply propose that a Digital Subject is part of a certain group — for example, that she has an age less than 16.
- A Claim might state that a Digital Subject has a certain Authorization — for example, to place orders up to a certain limit, or modify a given file.
Comment1: Claims may or may not be directed to specific Parties. (KimC, DickH, PaulT)
More Information#There might be more information for this subject on one of the following:
- Authentication Context Class Reference
- Authentication Method Reference
- Authenticator Assurance Levels
- CBOR Web Token
- Credential Service Provider
- Digital Context
- Digital Identity
- Essential Claim
- Geneva Framework
- Glossary Of LDAP And Directory Terminology
- Identity Proofing
- Identity Token
- JSON Web Tokens
- LOA 1
- OAuth Scopes
- Public Claim Names
- Reserved Claim Name
- Sovereign-source Identity
- Verifiable Claims
- Web Blog_blogentry_010116_1
- Web Blog_blogentry_200816_1
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