Kantara to Assess GSA Login Service’s Compliance With NIST Digital ID Guidelines

The General Services Administration has selected Kantara Initiative to perform third-party evaluation of the federal government’s unified login service against digital identity protection standards set forth by the National Institute of Standards and Technology.
Kantara said Wednesday it will assess whether the login.gov portal operates in accordance with NIST Special Publication 800-63-3 provisions for user identity proofing and authentication.