Issue No. 11 - November (2017 vol. 50)
Paul Grassi , NIST
Mike Garcia , NIST
Katie Boeckl , NIST
In response to recent increases in massive identity-centric security breaches, NIST has released a significant update to Special Publication 800-63, Digital Identity Guidelines, which lays out technical and procedural requirements for US federal agencies that need to authenticate users accessing their digital services. This update took a new approach—open source document development—to more intimately involve stakeholders in the revision effort.
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P. Grassi, M. Garcia and K. Boeckl, "Government Adopts an Industry Approach to Open Source Collaboration," in Computer, vol. 50, no. 11, pp. 78-81, 2017.