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Agencies move on digital ID while critics say Biden plan misses it

The White House is taking flak because its new cybersecurity strategy implementation plan for federal agencies ignores actions regarding digital…


Accenture Federal Services wins $94M digital identity contract with US Army

Accenture Federal Services (AFS) has won a $94 million contract with the U.S. Army to “maintain and transform” the agency’s…


Another year, another list of missed biometrics recommendations at DHS

U.S. Congress’ primary watchdog agency is nudging the Department of Homeland Security to get moving on some important biometrics-related recommendations…


US pols go deeper investigating alleged Login.gov fraud

A U.S. congressional committee is not letting go of a prize bone it has been gnawing. The leaders of a…


Zero Trust Government Symposium

Zero Trust Government Symposium National Harbor, MD July 19 – 20, 2023 Defense Strategies Institute’s Inaugural Zero Trust Government Symposium…


Login.gov on its second life but it might not need many more

There is an ironic rule of thumb in journalism for measuring the significance of government news. It is not news…


Socure advances in StateRAMP, posts digital ID playbook

Leaders of U.S. states victimized by pandemic-related benefits fraud – and that would be all 50 states – are motivated…


Report puts some form to how US states are authenticating public benefits

Researchers in the United States have created an image showing how authentication and identity proofing is used in the U.S….


US regulators ‘scrutinize in determining’ use of biometric data (What?)

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission says it will meet next week to talk about regulating companies that use biometric data….


US worried about dominance in standards for emerging tech; wants to refocus the nation

Standards-making is the dullest critical aspect of technology dominance. The Biden administration buys that idea and wants to make sure…

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