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FIPS 201-1

Personal Identity Verification (PIV) of Federal Employees and Contractors

Date Published: March 2006

Supersedes: FIPS 201 (02/25/2005)


National Institute of Standards and Technology



architecture; authentication; authorization; biometrics; credential; cryptography; Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS); HSPD 12; identification; identity; infrastructure; model; Personal Identity Verification; PIV; validation; verification
Control Families

Access Control; Identification and Authentication; Planning; System and Communications Protection


FIPS 201-1 (pdf)

Supplemental Material:
Comments Received on Draft FIPS 201-1

Document History:
03/31/06: FIPS 201-1 (Final)