identity and access management

DOD must clear up some cybersecurity rules for contractors, IG audit says

by Jackson Barnett • 4 weeks ago

Department of Defense officials said they couldn't mandate strong passwords and automatic logouts for contractors because existing regulations are in the way.

Government eyes ‘supporting role’ in identity management

by Dave Nyczepir • 1 month ago

Companies want to be your identity service providers and see the Social Security Administration as a test case for making verification more consistent and interoperable.

Expert advises agency leaders to rethink identity as the new security boundary

by FedScoop Staff • 2 months ago

Cloud-based identity and access management platforms can deploy in just weeks and reduce costs as agencies modernize login and access credentials.

DHS looking to evolve biometrics systems

by Dave Nyczepir • 2 months ago

The department issued a sources sought and request for information seeking to build out the forthcoming Homeland Advanced Recognition Technology system.

Report: Benefits agencies, lacking guidance, slow to abandon traditional identity verification

by Dave Nyczepir • 2 months ago

The 2017 Equifax data breach has officials second-guessing the old method, but no federal recommendations exist ensuring alternatives are adopted.

Identity authentication tools agencies can use to move towards zero trust

by FedScoop Staff • 3 months ago

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

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