PKI-at-the-Door Information

Federal Information Processing Standard Publication 201 (FIPS 201) has primarily been used for logical access and digital document signing using Public/Private Key Infrastructure (PKI)-based validation.  With PKI multifactor authentication, a digital certificate including the user’s public key is placed on a Personal Identification Verification(PIV) card, which leverages smart card and biometric technology (a digitally signed fingerprint template), and also supports multifactor  authentication methods.  To use a PIV card to enter a building, the PIV card’s digital certificates are checked a