SAML Assertion and OIDC Claim

An Entity, Identity, and Associate Attributes

An entity, e.g., an individual (person), organization, device, or process, is anyone or anything that has an identity, which is “the set of attribute values (i.e., characteristics) by which an entity is recognizable and that, within the scope of an identity manager’s responsibility, is sufficient to distinguish that entity from any other entity.” (NIST SP 800-161)

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