Attribute: eduPersonAssurance

Represents identity assurance profiles (IAPs), which are the set of standards that are met by an identity assertion, based on the Identity Provider's identity management processes, the type of authentication credential used, the strength of its binding, etc. An example of such profiles is given in the REFEDS Assurance Framework.

Note: While this attribute is supported by SAFIRE's infrastructure, it is not included in the list of officially supported attributes. Participants wishing to make use of it are invited to discuss their use-cases with us.

Attribute Definition

Friendly Name eduPersonAssurance
OID urn:oid:1.3.6.1.4.1.5923.1.1.1.11
Description

Represents identity assurance profiles (IAPs), which are the set of standards that are met by an identity assertion, based on the Identity Provider's identity management processes, the type of authentication credential used, the strength of its binding, etc. An example of such profiles is given in the REFEDS Assurance Framework.

Note: While this attribute is supported by SAFIRE's infrastructure, it is not included in the list of officially supported attributes. Participants wishing to make use of it are invited to discuss their use-cases with us.

Format

Multi-valued, set of URIs that assert compliance with specific standards for identity assurance.

Those establishing values for this attribute should provide documentation (ideally at the identifying URL) explaining the semantics of the values.

References
Example

South African Identity Federation