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Public Key Credential

Overview#

Public Key Credential is a Public Key credential used within a Public Key Infrastructure (PKI)

WebAuthn#

Public Key Credential as used within WebAuthn is a credential, which is data one entity presents to another in order to authenticate the former to the latter RFC 4949, refers to one of:
  • a public key credential source,
  • the possibly-attested credential public key corresponding to a public key credential source, or
  • an authentication assertion.
Which one is generally determined by context.

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