Tag: Logical Access

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Alliance Activities : Publications : Smart Card Technology and the National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace (NSTIC)

Smart Card Technology and the National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace (NSTIC) Publication Date: June 2013 Click here to download the white paper Internet use is evidently the most indispensable activity of our generation. We use it for almost everything–to connect with friends, shop, bank, blog thoughts, and seek medical attention, among other things….
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Alliance Activities : Publications : Strong Authentication Using Smart Card Technology for Logical Access

Strong Authentication Using Smart Card Technology for Logical Access Publication Date: November 2012 Click here to download the white paper. Organizations globally are implementing strong solutions for authenticating an individual’s identity before allowing that person to access computer networks, systems, and applications. Identity authentication comprises multiple steps. In general, an individual must prove his or…
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Alliance Activities : Publications : The Commercial Identity Verification (CIV) Credential–Leveraging FIPS 201 and the PIV Specifications

The Commercial Identity Verification (CIV) Credential–Leveraging FIPS 201 and the PIV Specifications Publication Date: October 2011 Click here to download the white paper Click here for a comparison of PIV, PIV-I and CIV credentials Homeland Security Presidential Directive 12 (HSPD-12) mandates a standard for a secure and reliable form of identification to be used by…
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Alliance Activities : Publications : Personal Identity Verification Interoperability (PIV-I) for Non-Federal Issuers: Trusted Identities for Citizens across States, Counties, Cities and Businesses

Personal Identity Verification Interoperability (PIV-I) for Non-Federal Issuers: Trusted Identities for Citizens across States, Counties, Cities and Businesses Publication Date: February 2011 Click here to download the white paper Click here for PIV-I case studies Solid identity management and strong credentialing practices are critical to government organizations and enterprises that must verify the identities of…
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Alliance Activities : Publications : FICAM in Brief

FICAM in Brief: A Smart Card Alliance Summary of the Federal Identity, Credential, and Access Management (FICAM) Roadmap and Implementation Guidance Publication Date: May 2010 Click here to download the summary Purpose of the Brief The Smart Card Alliance Identity Council and Physical Access Council developed the summary of the Federal Identity, Credential, and Access…

Alliance Activities : Publications : Assurance Levels Overview and Recommendations

Assurance Levels Overview and Recommendations Publication Date: March 2010 Click here to download the position paper. This document briefly lays out an interpretation for the four assurance levels outlined in the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) M04-04, E-Authentication Guidance for Federal Agencies. OMB M04-04 states the following levels for authentication: “2. Assurance Levels and…
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Alliance Activities : Publications : Identifiers and Authentication

Identifiers and Authentication – Smart Credential Choices to Protect Digital Identity Publication Date: September 2009 Click here to download the position paper. In a digital age, the reality is that simple identifiers (e.g., e-mail addresses, login names, identification numbers) are used without any protection and should be considered public information even though they point to…

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