The Director shall continue a program to support the development of voluntary and cost-effective technical standards, metrology, testbeds, and conformance criteria, taking into account appropriate user concerns—
(1) to improve interoperability among identity management technologies;
(2) to strengthen authentication methods of identity management systems;
(3) to improve privacy protection in identity management systems, including health information technology systems, through authentication and security protocols; and
(4) to improve the usability of identity management systems.
15 U.S.C. § 7464 (2018)