• DCS and SAM Glossary of Terms

  • Acronyms Related to Exostar’s Digital Certificate Service and Secure Access Manager

    • CA – Certificate Authority
    • CP – Certificate Policy
    • CPS – Certification Practices Statement
    • CRL – Certificate Revocation List
    • CSP – Credential Service Provider
    • CSR – Certificate Signing Request
    • DCSA - DCS Administrator
    • DCS - Digital Certificate Service
    • EN – European Standard, Telecommunications Series
    • ETSI – European Telecommunications Standards Institute
    • FBCA – Federal Bridge Certificate Authority
    • FIS - Federated Identity Service
    • LOA – Level of Assurance
    • MLOA HW and SW- Medium Level of Assurance Hardware and Software
    • MPA - Management and Portal Administrator
    • NIST – National Institute of Standards and Technology
    • OA-Organization Administrator
    • OTP – One Time Password
    • Phone OTP - Phone One-Time-Password
    • PII – Personally Identifiable Information
    • PIN – Personal Identification Number
    • PKI – Public Key Infrastructure
    • PSD – Public Service Description
    • QC – Qualified Certificate
    • RA - Registration Authority
    • SAM - Secure Access Manager
    • SBCA – SAFE-BioPharma Bridge Certificate Authority
    • SP – Special Publication
    • SPDS – Service Policy Disclosure Statement
    • SSCD – Secure Signature Creation Device (e.g. a SafeNet hardware token)
    • TS – Technical Specification
    • TSP – Trust Service Provider