Signature Validation

Signature Validation definition in Computer Security terms:

Acronym(s): None

Definition(s): The (mathematical) verification of the digital signature and obtaining the appropriate assurances (e.g., public key validity, private key possession, etc.).
Source(s): FIPS 186-4

The (mathematical) verification of the digital signature plus obtaining the appropriate assurances (e.g., public key validity, private key possession, etc.).
Source(s): NIST SP 800-89

Synonym(s): None

 

reference: CSRC Glossary