Credential Service Provider
- A trusted entity that issues or registers Subscriber tokens and issues electronic credentials to Subscribers. The CSP may encompass Registration Authorities (RAs) and Verifiers that it operates. A CSP may be an independent third party, or may issue credentials for its own use.
- An entity that performs identity proofing, registration and issues some form of a subscriber token within some procedural context designed to convey a degree of trust.(Wallace)
- A trusted entity that issues credentials to Subscribers.(D'Agostino)
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