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NIST Interagency Report (NISTIR) 8014, Considerations for Identity Management in Public Safety Mobile Networks
March 31, 2015

In cooperation with the Public Safety Communications Research (PSCR) Program, NIST announces the release of NIST Interagency Report (NISTIR) 8014Considerations for Identity Management in Public Safety Mobile Networks. This document analyzes approaches to identity management for public safety networks in an effort to assist individuals developing technical and policy requirements for public safety use. These considerations are scoped into the context of their applicability to public safety communications networks with a particular focus on the nationwide public safety broadband network (NPSBN) based on the Long Term Evolution (LTE) family of standards. A short background on identity management is provided alongside a review of applicable federal and industry guidance. Considerations are provided for identity proofing, selecting tokens, and the authentication process

Created December 21, 2016, Updated June 22, 2020