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Title: PKPass

Abstract

Password management solutions exist, but few are designed for enterprise systems administrators sharing oncall rotations. Due to the Multi-Factor Level of Assurance 4 effort, DOE is now distributing PIV cards with cryptographically signed certificate and private key pairs to administrators and other security-significant users. We utilize this public key infrastructure (PKI) to encrypt passwords for other recipients in a secure way. This is cross platform (works on OSX and Linux systems), and has already been adopted internally by the NCCS systems administration staff to replace their old password book system.

Authors:
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
Contributing Org.:
Ryan M. Adamson
OSTI Identifier:
1399364
Report Number(s):
PKPass; 005479WKSTN00
DOE Contract Number:  
AC05-00OR22725
Resource Type:
Software
Software Revision:
00
Software Package Number:
005479
Software CPU:
WKSTN
Open Source:
Yes
Source Code Available:
Yes
Country of Publication:
United States

Citation Formats

Adamson, Ryan M. PKPass. Computer software. https://www.osti.gov//servlets/purl/1399364. Vers. 00. USDOE. 30 Jun. 2017. Web.
Adamson, Ryan M. (2017, June 30). PKPass (Version 00) [Computer software]. https://www.osti.gov//servlets/purl/1399364.
Adamson, Ryan M. PKPass. Computer software. Version 00. June 30, 2017. https://www.osti.gov//servlets/purl/1399364.
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abstractNote = {Password management solutions exist, but few are designed for enterprise systems administrators sharing oncall rotations. Due to the Multi-Factor Level of Assurance 4 effort, DOE is now distributing PIV cards with cryptographically signed certificate and private key pairs to administrators and other security-significant users. We utilize this public key infrastructure (PKI) to encrypt passwords for other recipients in a secure way. This is cross platform (works on OSX and Linux systems), and has already been adopted internally by the NCCS systems administration staff to replace their old password book system.},
url = {https://www.osti.gov//servlets/purl/1399364},
doi = {},
year = {Fri Jun 30 00:00:00 EDT 2017},
month = {Fri Jun 30 00:00:00 EDT 2017},
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