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Fall 10-27-2020


Authentication assurance is a statement of the level of protection that the authenticator enforces to assure that a user retains control of the credentials used in authentication. Protected secret credentials enable user authentication at high levels of assurance. This specification describes the format of a message for mobile assurance along with a healthcare provider use case, involving the user’s acquisition and operation of an app on a smartphone that uses the statement in an authentication protocol.



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