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Publication Citation: Interfaces for Personal Identity Verification

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Author(s): Ramaswamy Chandramouli; James F. Dray Jr; Hildegard Ferraiolo; Scott Guthery; William I. MacGregor; Ketan L. Mehta;
Title: Interfaces for Personal Identity Verification
Published: September 18, 2008
Abstract: [Superseded by SP 800-73-3 (February 2010): http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=504797] SP 800-73-2 specifies the PIV data model, Application Programming Interface (API) and card interface requirements necessary to comply with the use cases, as defined in Section 6 of FIPS 201 and further described in this document. Interoperability is defined as the use of PIV identity credentials such that client-application programs, compliant card applications, and compliant integrated circuits cards (ICC) can be used interchangeably by all information processing systems across Federal agencies. SP 800-73-2 defines the PIV data elements identifiers, structure and format. SP 800-73-2 also describes the client application programming interface and card command interface for use of the PIV Card. [Supersedes SP 800-73-1 (March 2006): http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=150633]
Citation: NIST SP - 800-73-2
Pages: 107 pp.
Keywords: authentication; biometrics; client API; credential; FIPS 201; HSPD-12; Personal Identity Verification; PIV; PIV card; PIV Middleware; PKI; smart card; X.509
Research Areas: Biometrics, Computer Security