IA-5(9): Federated Credential Management

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Control Statement

Use the following external organizations to federate credentials: [Assignment: organization-defined external organizations].

Supplemental Guidance

Federation provides organizations with the capability to authenticate individuals and devices when conducting cross-organization activities involving the processing, storage, or transmission of information. Using a specific list of approved external organizations for authentication helps to ensure that those organizations are vetted and trusted.