• Requirement

    Limit the number of unsuccessful biometric logon attempts to [Assignment: organization-defined number].

  • Discussion

    Biometrics are probabilistic in nature. The ability to successfully authenticate can be impacted by many factors, including matching performance and presentation attack detection mechanisms. Organizations select the appropriate number of attempts for users based on organizationally-defined factors.

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  • Title

    Unsuccessful Logon Attempts | Biometric Attempt Limiting
  • Family

    Access Control
  • NIST 800-53B Baseline(s)

    • Related NIST 800-53 ID


    NIST 800-53A Assessment Guidance

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