The National Institute of Standards and Technology’s draft framework on how to manage digital identity architecture online has been published. NIST will accept suggestions on how the draft could be revised until 24 March.

Download the guidelines which provide the technical specifications for government digital identity services and platforms to authenticate online users. The guidelines encompass identity proofing and authentication of users engaging with government systems over networks. It revises risk management content pertaining to the challenges of implementing digital identity systems and providing services to all eligible people.

The objectives include emphasising optionality and giving customers choice over which digital identity or biometric technologies they wish to entrust their personal data to and use to verify their identity.

In a fourth revision, fraud and advanced threats are assessed against new authentication techniques for phishing attacks and regulation.

Click to access NIST.SP.800-63-4.ipd.pdf