IA-5(9): Federated Credential Management
(Not part of any baseline)
- NIST Special Publication 800-53 Revision 4:
- IA-5(9): Cross-Organization Credential Management
Use the following external organizations to federate credentials: [Assignment: organization-defined external organizations].
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.