Standard Name
NIST SP 800-63-3 Electronic Authentication Guideline
Industry Standard
Publication Number
SP 800-63-3
Standard Date
Standard Link
Securezoo Overview

"These guidelines provide technical requirements for federal agencies implementing digital identity services and are not intended to constrain the development or use of standards outside of this purpose. The guidelines cover identity proofing and authentication of users (such as employees, contractors, or private individuals) interacting with government IT systems over open networks. They define technical requirements in each of the areas of identity proofing, registration, authenticators, management processes, authentication protocols, federation, and related assertions. This publication supersedes NIST Special Publication 800-63-2."