SingleStore DB

Terms and Concepts

This section uses a limited set of security terms and concepts with the following definitions:

SAML Assertion: A package of information issued by an identity provider that contains zero or more statements about a subject.

Identity Provider: An authority that issues and validates statements about a subject.

Public Signing Key: The public portion of a public/private key pair that is used by third parties to validate a signed security token issued by an identity provider.

Private Encryption Key: The private portion of a public/private key pair that is used to decrypt a SAML assertion.

Security Token: For this document, a security token is equivalent to a SAML Response, and both terms are used interchangeably.