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Projects

This page is ARCHIVED. Please visit https://www.nist.gov/identity-access-management for current information on NIST’s Identity and Access Management work.

 

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Digital Identity Guidelines (Special Publication 800-63)

 

authentication project
Strength of function for authenticators (SOFA)

 

attribute metadata
Attribute metadata

 

 

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Privacy-Enhanced Identity Brokers

 

strength of identity proofing
Strength of identity proofing

 

OpenID
International Government Assurance Profile (iGov)

Publications

Recent releases

Digital Identity Guidelines (Special Publication 800-63)
GitHub | PDFs: SP 800-63-3, SP 800-63A, SP 800-63B, SP 800-63C

Attribute Metadata: A Proposed Schema for Evaluating Federated Attributes (NISTIR 8112)
PDF

Developing Trust Frameworks to Support Identity Federations (NISTIR 8149)
PDF

An Introduction to Privacy Engineering and Risk Management in Federal Systems (NISTIR 8062)
PDF

Advanced Identity Workshop on Applying Measurement Science in the Identity Ecosystem: Summary and Next Steps (NISTIR 8103)
PDF
An Introduction to Privacy Engineering and Risk Management in Federal Systems (NISTIR 8062)
PDF
Attribute Metadata: A Proposed Schema for Evaluating Federated Attributes (NISTIR 8112)
PDF
Developing Trust Frameworks to Support Identity Federations (NISTIR 8149)
PDF
Digital Identity Guidelines (Special Publication 800-63)
GitHub | PDFs: SP 800-63-3, SP 800-63A, SP 800-63B, SP 800-63C
NSTIC Pilots: Catalyzing the Identity Ecosystem (NISTIR 8054)
PDF
Strength of Function for Authenticators - Biometrics (SOFA-B): Discussion Draft
GitHub 

Measurement science documents and more

 

Attribute Metadata NISTIR Project Charter | Link
Attribute Metadata and Confidence Scoring Discussion Draft PDF
 
Strength of Biometric Authentication | Link
Measuring Strength of Authentication Discussion Draft | PDF

 

 

 

Strength of Identity Proofing | Link
Measuring Strength of Identity Proofing Discussion Draft | PDF

 

 

 

International Government Assurance Profile (iGov) Working Group Draft Project Charter | Link
Economic Case Study: The Impact of NSTIC on the Internal Revenue Service | PDF

 

Created June 14, 2017, Updated April 12, 2021