NSTIC workplan available in advance of implementation meetings
The Identity Ecosystem Steering Group published a formal "workplan" (.pdf) Aug. 3 for implementing the White House's National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace, or NSTIC. The workplan comes in advance of the first meeting of the Steering Group in Chicago, Aug. 15 and 16.
According to the strategy, which the White House released in April 2011, the steering group is responsible for developing and maintaining a comprehensive standards and policy framework for the ecosystem, in accordance with NSTIC's guiding principles.
According to the workplan, the steering group will develop an identity ecosystem accreditation program and establish an identity ecosystem business and sustainment model, among other tasks.
The workplan outlines specific actions the group will complete at the initial meeting and 1, 3, 6, 12 and "12+" months. Among the longer-term tasks to be completed by the group are:
- Complete analysis of existing trust framework standards, technical schemes, communities of interest, security requirements, use cases, etc;
- Develop an assurance model, risk model and assessment procedures for use in the identity ecosystem framework; and
- Develop testing procedures and protocols for end user usability and accessibility requirements.
The steering group's committees will be responsible for specific sections of the task list, according to the workplan. The first meeting will be webcast Aug. 15 and 16, here.
- download the workplan (.pdf)