Public Key Credential is a Public Key credential
used within a Public Key Infrastructure
Public Key Credential as used within WebAuthn
is a credential
, which is data
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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