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SP 800-63C

Digital Identity Guidelines: Federation and Assertions

Date Published: June 2017 (includes updates as of 12-01-2017)

Supersedes: SP 800-63C (06/22/2017)

Author(s)

Paul Grassi (NIST), Ellen Nadeau (NIST), Justin Richer (Bespoke Engineering), Sarah Squire (Bespoke Engineering), James Fenton (Altmode Networks), Naomi Lefkovitz (NIST), Jamie Danker (DHS), Yee-Yin Choong (NIST), Kristen Greene (NIST), Mary Theofanos (NIST)

Abstract

Keywords

authentication; credential service provider; digital authentication; electronic authentication; electronic credentials; assertions; federations
Control Families

None selected

Documentation

Publication:
FAQ

Supplemental Material:
SP 800-63-3 (GitHub) (other)

Other Parts of this Publication:
SP 800-63-3
SP 800-63A
SP 800-63B

Related NIST Publications:
ITL Bulletin

Document History:
12/01/17: SP 800-63C

Topics

Security and Privacy
authentication