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Derived Credentials

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The use of mobile devices has accelerated rapidly in recent years, compromising the high levels of security necessary for remote access, particularly within federal government agencies where the PIV program ensures secure access to resources. 

To mitigate this risk, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has defined the use of a ‘derived credential’ for use on mobile devices. With derived credentials, the cryptographic credential is stored securely on a mobile device, and can be used to provide secure access to agency systems, services and data from smartphones, tablets and laptops. There’s no need for a dedicated reader, and there’s much more flexibility for users. 

MyID delivers a complete derived credential ecosystem using currently available components and services. Federal Government agencies and commercial organizations are equally able to ensure secure mobilization of their employees, contractors and customers with derived credentials delivered by MyID.

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MyID for Derived Credentials

Use MyID to replace employee passwords with FIPS-201 compliant derived PIV credentials

  • Delivers NIST recommended derived credentials, acting as a single, secure portable credential.
  • Manage the lifecycle of credentials, automatically revoke them if a user leaves the organization, or update them in advance of expiry.  All credential issuance and lifecycle events are recorded within MyID allowing full visibility of who has active credentials.
  • The preferred PIV derived credential supplier for many federal agencies.
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How can PIV help your organisation?

Download our free guide to PIV and see how MyID enables FIPS 201 best practice

  • Understand the issues and requirements of FIPS 201.
  • See a FIPS 201 approved market-leading product used to issue millions of PIV cards.
  • Make PIV best practice work for your organization.

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