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PIV Card Application and Middleware Interface Test Guidelines (SP800-73-2 compliance)



Ramaswamy Chandramouli, Hildegard Ferraiolo, Ketan L. Mehta


[Superseded by SP 800-85A-2 (July 2010):] The objective of this document [SP 800-85A-1] is to provide test requirements and test assertions that could be used to validate the compliance/conformance of two PIV components PIV middleware and PIV card application with the specifications in NIST SP 800-73-2. [Supersedes SP 800-85A (April 2006):]
Special Publication (NIST SP) - 800-85A-1
Report Number


PIV, HSPD-12, Smart Cards, Identity Management, Testing, SP 800-73-2


Chandramouli, R. , Ferraiolo, H. and Mehta, K. (2009), PIV Card Application and Middleware Interface Test Guidelines (SP800-73-2 compliance), Special Publication (NIST SP), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], (Accessed April 22, 2024)
Created March 31, 2009, Updated November 10, 2018