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SP 800-63-1

Electronic Authentication Guideline

Date Published: December 2011

Supersedes: SP 800-63 (04/30/2006)


William Burr (NIST), Donna Dodson (NIST), Elaine Newton (NIST), Ray Perlner (NIST), W. Polk (NIST), Sarbari Gupta (Electrosoft Services), Emad Nabbus (Electrosoft Services)



authentication; authentication assurance; credentials service provider; cryptography; electronic authentication; electronic credentials; electronic transactions; electronic government; identity proofing; passwords; PKI; Public Key Infrastructure; tokens
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SP 800-63-1 (DOI)
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Document History:
12/12/11: SP 800-63-1