What’s Going Into NIST’s New Digital Identity Guidelines?


The National Institute of Standards and Technology is responsible for one of this year’s most significant beneficial cybersecurity developments (NIST). The NIST is revising its digital identification recommendations for the first time since 2017. For enterprises across all industries, these new recommendations will help chart the road for best practises in managing digital identity. Understanding the function of digital identity in an organization’s security posture aids in understanding the significance of the upgrade.

Digital identity is the distinctive depiction of a subject involved in an online transaction, according to NIST’s 2017 rules, which also describe it as the online persona of a subject and how that subject is represented online.

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