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</o:shapelayout></xml><![endif]--></head><body lang=EN-CA link=blue vlink=purple><div class=WordSection1><p class=MsoNormal>All,<o:p></o:p></p><p class=MsoNormal><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></p><p class=MsoNormal>We distributed a version on this guideline back in April. Based on extensive feedback received (thank you to everyone who provided comments) and further working group effort, attached is the final draft before we go into the approval process to make the guideline official.<o:p></o:p></p><p class=MsoNormal><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></p><p class=MsoNormal>For reference, this guideline is part of a larger suite. It supports the implementation of our <b>Standard on Identity and Credential Assurance</b> found here: <a href="http://www.tbs-sct.gc.ca/pol/doc-eng.aspx?id=26776">http://www.tbs-sct.gc.ca/pol/doc-eng.aspx?id=26776</a> &nbsp;There is companion <b>Guideline on Defining Authentication Requirements</b> found here: <a href="http://www.tbs-sct.gc.ca/pol/doc-eng.aspx?id=26262">http://www.tbs-sct.gc.ca/pol/doc-eng.aspx?id=26262</a>.<o:p></o:p></p><p class=MsoNormal><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></p><p class=MsoNormal>Ken<o:p></o:p></p><p class=MsoNormal><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></p><p class=MsoNormal><span lang=FR-CA style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black;mso-fareast-language:EN-CA'>Kenneth Dagg<br>Senior Project Co-ordinator | Coordonnateur de projet supérieur<br>Cyber Authentication and Identity Management Program | programme d'authentification électronique et de gestion de l'identité<br>Chief Information Officer Branch | Direction du dirigeant principal de l'information<br>Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat | Secrétariat du Conseil du Trésor du Canada<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black;mso-fareast-language:EN-CA'>300 Laurier Ave, Room 7139<br>Ottawa, Canada K1A 0R5<br></span><span lang=FR-CA style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black;mso-fareast-language:EN-CA'><a href="mailto:Kenneth.Dagg@tbs-sct.gc.ca"><span lang=EN-CA style='color:blue'>Kenneth.Dagg@tbs-sct.gc.ca</span></a></span><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black;mso-fareast-language:EN-CA'><o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal style='margin-bottom:12.0pt'><span lang=FR-CA style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black;mso-fareast-language:EN-CA'>Telephone | Téléphone 613-415-5270<br>Government of Canada | Gouvernement du Canada<br><br></span><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black;mso-fareast-language:EN-CA'><img border=0 width=576 height=61 id="Picture_x0020_1" src="cid:image001.gif@01CEC33C.BA604B10" alt="cid:image001.gif@01CDF886.3DB7BC50"></span><span lang=FR-CA style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black;mso-fareast-language:EN-CA'><o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></p></div></body></html>