National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace National Program Office
National Institute of Standards and Technology
On May 23, 2012, the White House hosted a colloquium for private sector leaders interested in relying on the NSTIC Identity Ecosystem to improve the security of online transactions. Senior White House officials presented on NSTIC goals and plans and a private sector panel presented on current best practices. For the agenda click here and a list of attendees click here.
On March 15, 2012, a workshop was held on Identity Ecosystem Governance at the Department of Commerce (DOC), Washington, DC USA. This workshop reviewed and took questions on NIST's February 2012 paper, Recommendations for Establishing an Identity Ecosystem Governance Structure, and on specific issues concerning the establishment of that governance structure. Additional details can be found at http://www.nist.gov/itl/nstic_ieg_workshop.cfm.
On March 13 - 14, 2012, a symposium on Identity and Trust on the Internet (IDtrust) was held at NIST, Gaithersburg, Maryland USA. Workshop with focus on technologies and standards was included as part of the Identity and Trust on the Internet (IDtrust) Symposium, at NIST in Gaithersburg, MD. Additional details can be found at http://www.nist.gov/itl/csd/ct/nstic_idtrust-2012.cfm.
February 15, 2012, National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace (NSTIC) Pilots Grant Proposers' Conference. The event was webcast live, starting at February 15 9:00 AM EST. Participants may have live Tweeted using #NSTIC as the event hashtag. Additional details can be found at http://www.nist.gov/itl/nstic-pilots-grant-proposers-conference.cfm.
On December 8 - 9, 2011, a meeting on Privacy- Enhancing Cryptography: "Working with encrypted data without decrypting" was held at NIST, Gaithersburg, Maryland USA. The workshop discussed how modern cryptographic techniques can help protect privacy in an environment where many players are collaborating and competing as consumers and producers of digital goods and services. Among the discussion topics are medical databases, on-line auctions, privacy-friendly smart-meters, and identity management as envisioned by the National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace.
On October 19, 2011, NSTIC presented a series of discussions at Internet Identity Workshop (IIW), October 18-20 at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, CA. Notes from the Workshop are available from <http://iiw.identitycommons.net/IIW_13_Notes>.
On July 22, 2011, we received more than 50 responses to the NSTIC Notice of Inquiry (NOI) which sought input from the public on governance. The responses are being analyzed with an eye on establishing the formal NSTIC steering group in partnership with the private sector by the end of 2011.
In June 2011, two workshops were held: one in Washington, DC, focused on governance, and a second in Cambridge, MA, exploring the privacy issues associated with implementation of the NSTIC.