ABSTRACT

Mobile Device Attribute Validation: Technology Demonstration Report   [open pdf - 1MB]

From the Executive Summary: "Lockstep Technologies is developing the Mobile Device Attribute Validation (MDAV) application for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Science and Technology Directorate (S&T). MDAV is a mobile application that digitally authenticates first responders' credentials. Using X.509 public key cryptography on smartphones, the MDAV app aims to enable first responders to verify one another's credentials, permits and certifications quickly, securely and privately during field operations, even when there is no network connectivity. MDAV has two main mobile components: a wallet that contains the responder's credentials in a cryptographically secure form, and a reader that scans and validates those credentials. Credentials are relayed between phones via several methods (such as Quick Response Codes, Near Field Communication and Bluetooth), and verified electronically. Additionally, there is a web application used by administrators (attribute authorities) to issue the credentials."

Report Number:
MDAV-T-R-1; Mobile Device Attribute Validation Technology Report 1
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Date:
2019-06
Copyright:
Public Domain
Retrieved From:
U.S. Department of Homeland Security: https://www.dhs.gov/
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pdf
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application/pdf
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