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Personal Identity Verification (PIV) of Federal Employees and Contractors

Summary

In response to HSPD 12, the NIST Computer Security Division initiated a new program for improving the identification and authentication of Federal employees and contractors for access to Federal facilities and information systems. Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) 201, entitled Personal Identity Verification of Federal Employees and Contractors, was developed to satisfy the requirements of HSPD 12, approved by the Secretary of Commerce, and issued on February 25, 2005.

Description

For more information regarding the Personal Identity Verification (PIV) of Federal Employees and Contractors, please visit the Computer Security Resource Center (CSRC).

Created June 17, 2009, Updated March 19, 2018