A Service designed to support the activities of an Attribute Provider, this may be provide by the Attribute Provider or another Identity Service Provider
A service provided by an Attribute Provider that authenticates an attribute associated with a previoulsy identified entity.
The act of associating a previously Identified entity with an attribute. Normally resulting in the creation of a token or credential that represents the join. NB Attribution can involve all forms of Entities not just Human Principals. The Attribution of a Device for example may well identify the degree to which it can be trusted or the type of payment method associated with services provided through such a device.
The initial act of identification and validation that creates a digital identity,