Identity Provider, Public Standard



Standardize the solution to provide the enterprise with a digital identify management for public entities.


  1. Azure B2C from Microsoft; will be used for the centralized management and federation of public digital identities.


Digital Identity Management - A wholistic set of identity related activities, including but not limited to identity proofing, authentication and use of authenticators, and identity federation.

Public Entity - An entity, including but not limited to citizens, private businesses, non-profit organizations, etc.


This standard applies to all executive branch state agencies including the University Systems Office but excluding other higher education institutions, i.e. campuses and agricultural and research centers.

Statement of Commitment

North Dakota's CIO/CTO directs that IT Policy be created to establish statewide information technology policies and standards as defined within ND Century Code (Chapter 54-59-09).


Non-compliance with this standard shall be reported to the Office of the State Auditor.

Revision Number: 1
Revision Date: 2021-06-01
Effective Date: 2021-06-01
Last Reviewed: 2021-06-01
Number: POL0020203