White Paper

Security Considerations for Code Signing

Date Published: January 26, 2018

Author(s)

David Cooper (NIST), Andrew Regenscheid (NIST), Murugiah Souppaya (NIST), Christopher Bean (NSA), Michael Boyle (NSA), Dorothy Cooley (NSA), Michael Jenkins (NSA)

Abstract

Keywords

application container; code signing; digital signature; firmware; mobile application; operating system; software update
Control Families

System and Information Integrity

Documentation

Publication:
White Paper (DOI)

Supplemental Material:
Local Download (pdf)

Related NIST Publications:
ITL Bulletin

Document History:
01/26/18: White Paper (Final)

Topics

Security and Privacy
digital signatures

Technologies
mobile; operating systems