This Part of the Standard makes use of the following terms defined in PS 3.4:
Service-Object Pair (SOP) Instance
3.9 DICOM Communication Support Definitions
This Part of the Standard makes use of the following terms defined in PS 3.8:
DICOM Upper Layer
3.10 DICOM Security Profile Definitions
The following definitions are commonly used in this Part of the DICOM Standard:
Secure Transport Connection: a Transport Connection that provides some level of protection against tampering, eavesdropping, masquerading.
Message Authentication Code: A digest or hash code derived from a subset of Data Elements.
Certificate: An electronic document that identifies a party and that party’s public encryption algorithm, parameters, and key. The Certificate also includes, among other things, the identity and a digital signature from the entity that created the certificate. The content and format of a Certificate are defined by ITU-T Recommendation X.509.