Using FIPS 201 and the PIV Card for the Corporate Enterprise
Source: Smart Card Alliance
Establishing a robust identity management framework within an enterprise requires both the implementation of new business processes and the selection of appropriate credentialing technology. While there are many approaches to enterprise identity management, industry and government have worked for over 10 years to develop both a standardized identification process within the government and specifications for proving an individual's identity and providing individuals with a secure identity credential. This white paper provides a high level overview of FIPS 201 and a summary of the benefits of considering this standard as a starting point for achieving identity assurance and access control across the corporate enterprise.