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NSTIC Pilots: Catalyzing the Identity Ecosystem [including updates as of 09-20-2015]



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


Pilots are an integral part of the National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace (NSTIC), issued 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. (2016), NSTIC Pilots: Catalyzing the Identity Ecosystem [including updates as of 09-20-2015], NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online],, (Accessed June 21, 2024)


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Created March 14, 2016, Updated October 12, 2021