National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace (NSTIC)
Helping individuals and organizations utilize secure, efficient, easy-to-use and interoperable identity credentials to access online services in a manner that promotes confidence, privacy, choice and innovation.
My heart bleeds for better identity solutions, my brain is excited by the progress
Last week marked three years since President Obama signed the National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace (NSTIC). In the NSTIC, the President called for a new private-public sector partnership to create an Identity Ecosystem, where all consumers could choose from a variety of credentials that could be used in lieu of passwords to enable more secure, convenient and privacy-enhancing transactions every place they go online. ... more
Join us for the 8th IDESG Plenary Meeting in Silicon Valley, April 1-3
We cordially invite you to join us at the 8th in-person plenary meeting of the Identity Ecosystem Steering Group (IDESG), hosted by Symantec at their headquarters in Mountain View, Calif., April 1 – April 3. In-person and virtual participation is free and open to all stakeholders interested in building an environment that ensures transparency, confidence and privacy online in a way that is easy to use and understand for businesses, governments and individuals. ... more
Putting the Fed in Federation (Part 3): A New Way to Buy Identity Services
As part of the National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace (NSTIC), President Obama directed Federal agencies to be early adopters of the Identity Ecosystem — which NSTIC defines as "an online environment where individuals and organizations are able to trust each other because they follow agreed upon standards to obtain and authenticate their digital identities." ... more