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Publication Citation: Electronic Authentication Guideline

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Author(s): William E. Burr; Donna F. Dodson; William T. Polk;
Title: Electronic Authentication Guideline
Published: September 27, 2004
Abstract: [Superseded by SP 800-63 Ver. 1.0.2 (April 2006):] This recommendation provides technical guidance to Federal agencies implementing electronic authentication. The recommendation covers remote authentication of users over open networks. It defines technical requirements for each of four levels of assurance in the areas of identity proofing, registration, tokens, authentication protocols and related assertions. [Supersedes SP 800-63 Ver. 1.0 (June 2004):]
Citation: Special Publication (NIST SP) - 800-63 Ver 1.0.1
Pages: 65 pp.
Keywords: authentication, authentication assurance, credentials service provider, cryptography, electronic government, electronic transactions, identity proofing, public key infrastructure, tokens
Research Areas: Computer Security, Cybersecurity