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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.

The NSTIC calls for a vibrant Identity Ecosystem where identity solutions adhere to four Guiding Principles:

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Identity solutions will be privacy-enhancing and voluntary

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Identity solutions
will be
secure and resilient

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Identity solutions will be
interoperable

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Identity solutions will be cost-effective and easy to use