[WG-IDAssurance] [WG-FI] Potential Framework for Relying Party/Data Recipient Guidelines
rainer at hoerbe.at
Wed Mar 16 04:35:17 EDT 2011
Am 16.03.2011 um 09:03 schrieb Ben Wilson:
> When in doubt … cross-post.
I think that we have list list for Trust Framework discussions soon.
> Here is a slash and replace of IAF-1400 to convert it into IAF-1800. I am interested in people’s thoughts about the first few pages – beyond that, I just left in language from IAF-1400 that would be replaced.
In a nutshell, the paper introduces Sensitivity Categories that, in a risk management terminology, categorize PII assets. A few thoughts on this:
This type of categorization is already canonized in various laws, like the EU Data Protection Directive (public, personal and sensitive PII), or in government/police/military (like restricted, confidential, secret and top secret)
The primary aspect is confidentiality; integrity, availability and other user-centric domains are not addressed
Not all data that needs to be protected is PII. Emergency evacuation plans are no PII at all, but we do not want Al Qaida to obtain them. (And let's pray Tokyo won't need them)
The IAF, like SP 800-63 provides only an assurance view: Independent of the risk assessment at the RP side each LoA provides some baseline security policy. The other side needs to assess the risk and map it to assertion levels. This is the counterpart the the IAF (OMB 0404 is such a guideline), so I wonder how that side actually fits into the IAF.
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