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Federal agency use of public key technology for digital signatures and authentication

Kathy Lyons-Burke

Federal agency use of public key technology for digital signatures and authentication

by Kathy Lyons-Burke

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Technology Administration, National Institute of Standards and Technology in Gaithersburg, Md .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Public key cryptography -- United States,
  • Digital signatures -- United States,
  • Administrative agencies -- Computer networks -- Security measures -- United States,
  • Administrative agencies -- Computer networks -- Access control -- United States,
  • Computer networks -- Security measures -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    StatementKathy Lyons-Burke.
    SeriesNIST special publication -- 800-25., Computer security, NIST special publication
    ContributionsNational Institute of Standards and Technology (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 30 p. ;
    Number of Pages30
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17612756M
    OCLC/WorldCa49055240

    Digital signatures Variety of identity authentication methods Secure process with audit trail Certi˜cate-based identity backed by trusted certi˜cate authority Signatures bound to document with encryption + + Transforming the way you sign on the dotted line. September Electronic and Digital Signatures in Adobe Sign for Government White PaperFile Size: KB. Anybody can use the public key to verify the signature of a message. My understanding of Public/Private key is that data is always encrypted with the vendor's public key and they decrypt using their private key. That's correct. But it only covers public-key encryption, not .

    (a) Subject to any provisions prescribed by the Director under § - (1) An electronic communication may be deemed to satisfy any statutory or regulatory requirement under CSRS, FERS, FEGLI, FEHB or RFEHB for a written election, notice, application, consent, request, or specific form format; (2) An electronic signature of an electronic communication may be deemed to satisfy any. Digital signature technology is the electronic equivalent of a written signature on written documents. The e-commerce marketplace is generally focusing on digital signatures 2 as an essential component. This is, in large part, due to digital signatures addressing the issues of authentication, non-repudiation and message integrity.

    for Implementing Cryptography in the Federal Government”, NIST SP, November ; Advances and Remaining Challenges to Adoption of Public Key Infrastructure Technology, U.S. General Accounting Office, GAO, February, Additional portions were used with permission from “Planning for PKI: Best practices for PKI Deployment”, by: We use cookies to offer you a better experience, personalize content, tailor advertising, provide social media features, and better understand the use of our services.


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Federal agency use of public key technology for digital signatures and authentication by Kathy Lyons-Burke Download PDF EPUB FB2

This document builds on the Federal IT Security Assessment Framework (Framework) developed by NIST for the Federal Chief Information Officer (CIO) Council. The Framework established the groundwork for standardizing on five levels of security status and criteria agencies could use to determine if the five levels were adequately implemented.

This document provides guidance on Cited by: 7. However, public key technology can be used for user authentication only without digital signatures.

Standards such as X provide for that document encourages the thoughtful use of public key technology by Federal agencies as set forth in guidance published by the Office of Management and Budget implementing the Government Cited by: 7. (03/00)-hiformationtechnology-Opensystemsinterconnection-Thedirectory:public-key and attributecertificate frameworks)provide forthatfunctionality.

This document encourages the thoughtfiil useof public keytechnology by Federalagencies asFile Size: 1MB. Get this from a library. Federal agency use of public key technology for digital signatures and authentication.

[Kathy Lyons-Burke; National Institute of Standards and Technology (U.S.)]. In cryptography, a public key certificate, also known as a digital certificate or identity certificate, is an electronic document used to prove the ownership of a public key.

The certificate includes information about the key, information about the identity of its owner (called the subject), and the digital signature of an entity that has verified the certificate's contents (called the issuer).

Federal Agency Use of Public Key Technology for Digital Signatures and Authentication SP Rev 1 SP Rev 1Author: Skoobb. Electronic Authentication Policy Payment, Collection, and Collateral Transactions Background Discussion.

Purpose: This policy sets forth principles on the use of electronic authentication techniques, including digital signatures, for Federal payment, collection, and collateral transactions conducted over open networks such as the Internet.

Federal Agency Use of Public Key Technology for Digital Signatures and Authentication, October National Institute of Standards and Technology Special PublicationRevision A, Engineering Principles for Information Technology Security (A Baseline for Achieving Security), June   Use of Electronic Signatures in Federal Organization Transactions v 2 arise in connection with the use of electronic signatures.

Individuals using this guidance should consult with their respective privacy offices and privacy counsel about any privacy issues. This guidance is designed to assist federal organization officials in complyingFile Size: KB.

Federal Agency Use of Public Key Technology for Digital Signatures and Authentication. SP Federal Agency Use of Public Key Technology for Digital Signatures and Authentication. 10/01/ Status: Final. It is based on the search parameters and information in. The Digital Signature Standard (DSS) was developed by the United States National Security Agency (NSA) and put into use by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in Sincethe Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) requires all departments and agencies of the United States government to use DSS to.

On OctoPublic LawGovernment Paperwork Elimination Act, directed the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to develop procedures for the use and acceptance of electronic signatures by Federal agencies.

The Act requires that, when practicable, Federal agencies should use electronic forms, electronic filing, and digital. These regulations allow public entities to utilize digital signatures that are created by one of two different technologies—"public key cryptography (PKC)" and "signature dynamics." For a public entity to get started, the first step is to determine the amount of security necessary to conduct the transaction.

A strong digital signature algorithm like RSA, is based on the fact that knowledge of the public key does not reveal anything about the private key. This means the public key can be made public information and anyone can use it to verify digital signatures from the user.

The private key remainsFile Size: KB. Private key encryption is used to produce digital signatures which provide an enhanced form of message authentication.

Definition. False: X is based on the use of public-key cryptography and digital signatures. Definition. True: _____ is a U.S. federal agency that deals with measurement science, standards, and. Federal agency officials should determine if the use of public key technology for digital signatures and authentication makes good business sense.

Agency considerations of cost, risk, and benefit, as well as any measures taken to minimize risks, should be commensurate with the. a digital signature created using encryption technology The E-Sign Law does not define what an electronic signature is or what technologies can or should be used to create one.

The law establishes only that E-signatures in all their various forms qualify in the legal sense and leaves it up to the free market to determine which methods will be used.

Communication Security in Multi-agent Federal Agency Use of Public Key Technology for that are considering the use of public key technology for digital signatures or authentication over.

Digital signatures use public key cryptography, so it's not very clear what you're asking. That being said, public key encryption by itself cannot be used for non-repudiation, so you'll always want digital signatures, regardless of which one is faster.

employ digital signatures that are created with public key cryptography. Public key cryptography adds a layer of security beyond that of symmetric key systems by associating two keys or algorithms with the encryption/decryption process: a public and a private key. Public key cryptography also is known as asymmetric key Size: 17KB.

September 01 U.S. Guide to Electronic Signatures White aper Overview. Electronic signatures facilitate faster and more secure document signing for the public and private sector, with the flexibility to choose the option that is most efficient for each organization, department, or project.

WithFile Size: KB.According to my understanding, Digital Signature is a technology to use private key/public key to sign/verify data in order to ensure data authentication, integrity and non-repudiation.

Sender signs the data with private key and send the signature with the original data to receiver, and receiver verify the signature to confirm the sender is.This publication was developed to assist agency decision-makers in determining if a PKI is appropriate for their agency, and how PKI services can be deployed most effectively within a Federal agency.

It is intended to provide an overview of PKI functions and their by: