The federal government has unveiled five pilot projects, including two that involve healthcare, that, if successful, could help build trust in online commerce and boost the economy, says Jeremy Grant, head of the National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace National Program office.
The new report aims to help access-control experts improve their evaluation of the highest security access-control systems by discussing the administration, enforcement, performance and support properties of mechanisms that are embedded in each system.
An advisory panel wants a multi-factor authentication requirement included in Stage 3 of the HITECH Act electronic health record program. Find out under what circumstances that requirement would apply.
Army Gen. Keith Alexander, the head of the U.S. military's Cyber Command and National Security Agency, paints a bleak picture with mounting challenges to the Defense Department's and nation's IT systems at a House hearing.
Far too many identity solutions today rely on simple user names and passwords, says Brent Williams, CTO of Anakam Identity Services - the identity product line of Equifax. But the future of identity is bright, he says.
From smart phones to tablets, laptops to USB devices, consumer technologies are ubiquitous in the workplace - and so is the 'bring-your-own-device' (BYOD) practice of allowing employees to conduct work on their own personal electronics.
But how do these consumer technologies change organizations' approaches to...
When it comes to employee-owned mobile devices, many organizations want to run away from the security risks of the bring-your-own-device-to-work trend. Intel chose to run toward them.
In an exclusive case study, Intel CISO Malcolm Harkins details the security challenges and business opportunities of BYOD. And he...
As part of the updated FFIEC Authentication Guidance, U.S. banking regulators mandate that financial institutions conduct periodic risk assessments of their electronic banking services.
But in the face of evolving threats, a growing online customer base and emerging mobile technology, what is the most effective...