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Understanding the Major Update to NIST SP 800-63: Digital Identity Guidelines



Michael E. Garcia, Paul A. Grassi, Kristina G. Rigopoulos, Larry Feldman, Gregory A. Witte


This bulletin outlines the updates NIST recently made in its four-volume Special Publication (SP) 800-63, Digital Identity Guidelines, which provide agencies with technical guidelines regarding the digital authentication of users to federal networked systems.
ITL Bulletin -


authentication, authentication assurance, authenticator, assertions, credential service provider, digital authentication, digital credentials, identity proofing, federation, passwords, PKI
Created August 29, 2017, Updated January 27, 2020