Credential

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A Credential is a structure which contains, at a minimum, a secret value.

Context

  • The original digital Credential was just a shared secret, usually called a Password.
  • More secure Credentials keep private keys which are used to build an Identity Token which can include anti-replay elements, that is sent to a requester.