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BTC- Kristine Schachinger, blogger for Search Engine Watch takes NSTIC architects to the woodshed and DOT DOT DOT 

c/o InfoSecurityWatch 

“The importance of smart cards to the National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace (NSTIC) continued to figure prominently and was underscored by Paul Grant, who reaffirmed what was said during Wednesday’s keynote sessions: that the smart card PIV-based Federal Identity and Access Management (ICAM) guidance is the executive branch’s instantiation of NSTIC. Grant is special assistant for federated identity management at the office of the Department of Defense CIO, and co-chair of the ICAM Subcommittee (ICAM SC).”


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READ IT : FGIT Q&A with Jeremy Grant on NSTIC implications for government IT

Here is the bottom segment of a letter I submitted to NIST in lieu of public comment.

“Please reconsider the NSTIC program for an Interagency security use within the walls of the government sector as policy. It simply isn’t a very appropriate amenity for mainstream civilian living. It has a place and a market, but it should be appropriated to places where surreptitious demand for ID is required already.

NSTIC will face a lot of opposition for coaching this society to upsurge identity requirements for absolutely everything they do for the sake of commerce.”

Here is a copy of the FICAM Roadmap.  Explore the similarities between FICAM & NSTIC today!