Identity Strategy Partners issues statement on Homeland Security RFP

Mark Crego, a partner at Identity Strategy Partners, issued a statement yesterday supporting the modernization of biometric identity management technology at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. In his statement, the former chief architect of DHS’s biometric ID system noted that: “[t]he current DHS identity management system was designed to house up to 200 million people’s fingerprints, and support up to 250,000 identification transactions per day. Today the system has over 240 million identities and is conducting over 300,000 transactions

Mark Crego, Janice Kephart form identity strategy consultancy firm

Mark Crego and Janice Kephart have formed a new independent identity strategy consultancy firm called Identity Strategy Partners, LLP (IdSP), which is designed to provide technical and policy expertise in the identity market. The founding partners have a combined experience of nearly 35 years in identity expertise spanning federal governments, the 9/11 Commission, private industry, think tank and non-profit leadership. IdSP is being established to provide strategic vision to the many identity-related issues, with the company release citing examples of