Identity authentication tools agencies can use to move towards zero trust

by FedScoop Staff • 3 weeks ago

Government networks remain vulnerable to breaches from phishing attacks. Security experts in a new podcast outline solutions to tighten identity authentication controls.

Defense agency surmounts ‘big’ security challenge for robotic process automation

by Dave Nyczepir • 1 month ago

A successful proof of concept should pave the way for widespread government use of unattended bots to perform routine tasks and processes, according to an agency official.

DOD CIO Deasy: The CAC is here to stay ‘for the foreseeable future’

by Billy Mitchell • 9 months ago

According to Dana Deasy, the Pentagon's common access card isn't going anywhere anytime soon.

Evolving Government: Moving beyond passwords for seamless identity verification

by Aaron Mahone • 11 months ago

It’s time to move beyond passwords, 2FA, and other vulnerable and outmoded methods for identity verification, explains Averon's Aaron Mahone in this op-ed.

Military testing behavioral ID technology that would replace CAC card

by FedScoop Staff • 2 years ago

The Pentagon has finally inked a deal to pilot behavioral biometric technology to identify those using its computer networks, more than a year after its CIO first pledged to get rid of the ubiquitous Common Access Card.

DOD plans to eliminate CAC login within two years

by Shaun Waterman • 3 years ago

The Department of Defense has adopted a two-year plan to phase out the use of the Common Access Card as a way of logging in to department networks, replacing it with biometric identity authentication systems that are standardized between the U.S. military and its allies, Pentagon CIO Terry Halvorsen said Tuesday

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