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NSA and CISA publish identity and access management best practices for US

Two powerful security agencies of the U.S. government have published best ID and access management practices recommended for system administrators….


US govt targets standards harmonization in digital ID; New York wants its own

A pair of new developments could give digital IDs a nudge forward in the United States. The National Institute of…


IRS’ gutsy move: Plug in Login.gov at the last minute for ID verification

Could it be that U.S. governmental verification service Login.gov is ready for its closeup with the Internal Revenue Service? Federal…


US GSA gets caught fibbing about Login.gov identity verification compliance

A U.S. government watchdog claims that the General Services Administration misled the agencies they serve by not telling them about…


US allegedly developing domestic biometric surveillance; opposition mounts

Reaction has been swift to news that elements of the U.S. government have been collaborating with academic researchers on biometric…


White House 2023 cybersecurity plan calls for investment in digital ID

Privacy occupies surprisingly little real estate in the just-released U.S. cybersecurity strategy and President Joe Biden namedrops biometrics just once….


US health agency ponders digital identity as a service to manage crises

Of the many U.S. agencies that should be encouraged in every way possible to make remote work easier and more…


Privacy still a good talking point for US federal govt but poor action item

The U.S. Government Accountability Office, the highest scold in the land, sounds tired of being ignored with in comes to…


TSA hires Dignari for digital ID, credential and access management services

The U.S. government has awarded woman-owned company Dignari another biometric service contract, this one valued at $23.5 million. Officials at…


Lobbyists want digital ID tech assurance from DC. NIST considers granular guidance

Washington’s approach to civilian technology has never been as important as it is at the moment. It is so crucial…

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