Publications in NIST’s Special Publication (SP) 800 series present information of interest to the computer security community. The series comprises guidelines, recommendations, technical specifications, and annual reports of NIST’s cybersecurity activities.
SP 800 publications are developed to address and support the security and privacy needs of U.S. Federal Government information and information systems. NIST develops SP 800-series publications in accordance with its statutory responsibilities under the Federal Information Security Modernization Act (FISMA) of 2014, 44 U.S.C. § 3551 et seq., Public Law (P.L.) 113-283.
Created in 1990, the series reports on the Information Technology Laboratory’s research, guidelines, and outreach efforts in computer security, and its collaborative activities with industry, government, and academic organizations.
- Multi-factor authentication smart card Windows login
- GIDS support is built into Windows 7 SP1 and higher
- Supports RSA 1024, 2048, 3072, and 4096
- Low cost PKI smart card
- Mac OS X and Linux support with OpenSC
Certificate-Based Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) Credential for Microsoft® Minidriver (MD)
- Priced for small-to-medium sized deployments from 100 to thousands of cards
- Eliminates multiple credentials and simplifies support
- Interoperable with existing minidriver-compatible products
- Open-standard, dual-interface, two-factor authentication
- No need for expensive software