This report reviews the authentication levels and their mapping to public electronic services in the eGovernment programme framework, which require an authentication of the user (security services). It gives a general overview of European efforts and particularly the activities of the STORK project (Secure idenTity acrOss boRders linKed) in relation to the levels and the mapping. Essential concepts in IT security are explained and the mappings are illustrated by everyday life examples.
Number of pages: 34
Description of license: Â© European Network and Information Security Agency (ENISA)
Nature of documentation: Official reports and studies