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NSTIC Pilots: Catalyzing the Identity Ecosystem



Katerina N. Megas, Philip Lam, Ellen M. Nadeau, Colin Soutar


[Superseded by NISTIR 8054 (April 2015 w/ updates through 9/20/15):] Pilots are an integral part of the National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace (NSTIC), passed by the White House in 2011 to encourage enhanced security, privacy, interoperability, and ease of use for online transactions. This document details summaries and outcomes of NSTIC pilots; in addition, it explores common themes in the pilots' work developing and operating innovative identity solutions.
NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR) - 8054
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authentication, cooperative agreement, cybersecurity, identity, identity management, information security, interoperability, NSTIC, pilot, privacy, security


Megas, K. , Lam, P. , Nadeau, E. and Soutar, C. (2015), NSTIC Pilots: Catalyzing the Identity Ecosystem, NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online],, (Accessed July 12, 2024)


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Created April 12, 2015, Updated October 14, 2021