Lack of identity engineers hinders agencies’ MFA adoption
A new generation of identity talent is needed to usher in factors beyond PIC and CAC cards, cyber experts say.
Zero trust begins with smarter password protection
Modern password management remains key to reducing data breaches and cyberthreats, say federal IT executives, in a new video series.
CIOs say they need more funding to implement cyber EO
The Department of Energy is but one agency in need of a bigger budget or Technology Modernization Fund money to implement zero-trust security.
New-era authentication key widens trusted access to federal resources
As FIDO2 authentication standards grow in popularity, agencies that still depend on PKI cards need more flexible approaches to authentication, says new report.
Biden cyber executive order reignites push to cloud, zero trust
The Biden administration issued a long-awaited cybersecurity executive order Wednesday that, among other things, requires federal agencies to develop an implementation plan for a zero-trust architecture for security.
GSA extends login.gov access to states and localities
A caveat: Authentication and identity proofing services must be used to access federally funded programs.