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Electronic Authentication Guideline

Published

Author(s)

William E. Burr, Donna F. Dodson, William T. Polk

Abstract

[Superseded by SP 800-63-1 (December 2011): http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=910006] This recommendation provides technical guidance to Federal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 1.0.1 (September 2004): http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=151295]
Citation
Special Publication (NIST SP) - 800-63 Ver 1.0.2
Report Number
800-63 Ver 1.0.2

Keywords

authentication, authentication assurance, credentials service provider, cryptography, electronic authentication, electronic credentials, electronic transactions, electronic government, identity proofing, passwords, PKI, Public Key Infrastructure, tokens

Citation

Burr, W. , Dodson, D. and Polk, W. (2006), Electronic Authentication Guideline, Special Publication (NIST SP), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD (Accessed April 14, 2024)
Created April 30, 2006, Updated February 19, 2017