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Identity verification is

the process of confirming or denying that a claimed identity is correct by comparing the credentials (something you know, something you have, something you are) of a person requesting access with those previously proven and stored in the PIV Card or system and associated with the identity being claimed.
[a] process to determine that presented identity information associated with a particular entity is applicable for the entity to be recognized in a particular identity domain at some point in time.[1]

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"The concept of identity verification specifically applies to principals with information processing and decision making capabilities, including human users, computing systems and processes executing on those systems."[2]

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