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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

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[Superseded by SP 800-73-3 (February 2010): http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=504797] SP 800-73-2 specifies the PIV data model, Application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
Special Publication (NIST SP) - 800-73-2
Report Number
800-73-2

Keywords

authentication, biometrics, client API, credential, FIPS 201, HSPD-12, Personal Identity Verification, PIV, PIV card, PIV Middleware, PKI, smart card, X.509

Citation

Chandramouli, R. , Dray, J. , Ferraiolo, H. , Guthery, S. , MacGregor, W. and Mehta, K. (2008), Interfaces for Personal Identity Verification, Special Publication (NIST SP), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD (Accessed January 26, 2022)
Created September 18, 2008, Updated February 19, 2017