Accession Number:

ADA399881

Title:

Approach for Business Case Analysis of Using PKI on Smart Cards for Governmentwide Applications

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

BOOZ-ALLEN AND HAMILTON INC MCLEAN VA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2001-04-18

Pagination or Media Count:

87.0

Abstract:

Booz Allen Hamilton, under contract to the General Services Administration, was tasked to document a business case approach that can be utilized by Federal agencies considering an investment in Public Key Infrastructure PKI on smart cards for governmentwide applications. The Chief Information Officer CIO Enterprise Interoperability Emerging IT Committee plans to use the methodology presented herein to help these agencies build business cases that examine using smart cards in concert with the emerging Federal PKI to provide Government employees with a standard identification card to be used for authentication, access control, and electronic commerce e-commerce. The intended audience of this report is investment decision makers of Federal agencies that are seeking information assurance solutions for their agencies and those practitioners charged with developing business cases.

Subject Categories:

  • Computer Systems Management and Standards

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE