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Recent Publications

Analysis, Comparison, and Assessment of Latent Fingerprint Preprocessing

July 21, 2017
Author(s):
Haiying Guan, Paul Y. Lee, Curtis L. Lamp, Andrew M. Dienstfrey, Mary F. Theofanos, Brian C. Stanton, Matthew Schwarz
Latent fingerprints obtained from crime scenes are rarely immediately suitable for identification purposes. Instead, most latent fingerprint images must be...

Digital Identity Guidelines: Federation and Assertions

June 22, 2017
Author(s):
Paul A. Grassi, Ellen M. Nadeau, Justin P. Richer, Sarah K. Squire, James L. Fenton, Naomi B. Lefkovitz, Jamie M. Danker, Yee-Yin Choong, Kristen Greene
This document and its companion documents, SP 800-63, SP 800-63A, and SP 800-63B, provide technical and procedural guidelines to agencies for the...

Digital Identity Guidelines: Authentication and Lifecycle Management

June 22, 2017
Author(s):
Paul A. Grassi, Elaine M. Newton, Ray A. Perlner, Andrew R. Regenscheid, William E. Burr, Justin P. Richer, Naomi B. Lefkovitz, Jamie M. Danker, Yee-Yin Choong, Kristen Greene, Mary F. Theofanos
These guidelines provide technical requirements for federal agencies implementing digital identity services and are not intended to constrain the development...

Digital Identity Guidelines: Enrollment and Identity Proofing Requirements

June 22, 2017
Author(s):
Paul A. Grassi, James L. Fenton, Naomi B. Lefkovitz, Jamie M. Danker, Yee-Yin Choong, Kristen Greene, Mary F. Theofanos
These guidelines provide technical requirements for federal agencies implementing digital identity services and are not intended to constrain the development...