Zero-Knowledge Password Protocol

Zero-Knowledge Password Protocol definition in Computer Security terms:

Acronym(s): None

Definition(s): A password based authentication protocol that allows a claimant to authenticate to a Verifier without revealing the password to the Verifier. Examples of such protocols are EKE, SPEKE and SRP.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-63-2

Synonym(s): None


reference: CSRC Glossary