NSTIC and the Office of Management and Budget hope secure ID credentials add security, accuracy, speed to state, local government benefit programs online.
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John Fontana is a journalist focusing in identity, privacy and security issues. Currently, he is the Identity Evangelist for cloud identity security vendor Ping Identity, where he blogs about relevant issues related to digital identity.
SANS Institute's list of the top 7 human risks in computing includes phishing, passwords, and devices.
The Commonwealth may well be proving that a national effort to build an identity layer for the internet has the tools it needs to meet the challenge.
A pair of security experts laud the renewed interest in two-factor authentication, but say there are other improvements needed to tighten security around end-user logins.
The National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace is moving ahead with current plans to establish more pilots and programs this year.
A US District Court judge in California has ruled that plaintiffs failed to show harm stemming from last year's theft of 6.5 million passwords from LinkedIn.
Authentication, trust, and the cloud emerge as pressing issues for identity's evolution, according to the RSA Conference panel.
Security architectures will gain smarts by analyzing zettabytes of data.
Data breaches top the list, up from No. 5 just two years ago, in Cloud Security Alliance report.
Do end-users, online services, email providers and other invested parties have a collective conscience that can build a better credential and make the Web a safer place?