IA-8(1): Acceptance of Piv Credentials from Other Agencies

CSF v1.1 References:

Threats Addressed:


  • Low
  • Moderate
  • High

Previous Version:

Control Statement

Accept and electronically verify Personal Identity Verification-compliant credentials from other federal agencies.

Supplemental Guidance

Acceptance of Personal Identity Verification (PIV) credentials from other federal agencies applies to both logical and physical access control systems. PIV credentials are those credentials issued by federal agencies that conform to FIPS Publication 201 and supporting guidelines. The adequacy and reliability of PIV card issuers are addressed and authorized using SP 800-79-2.