The Defense Department's Self-Service Logon system met a growing need for authenticated access to defense websites by service members and their families unable to use the Common Access Card.
An Air Force Academy team has won a finalist spot in an international cybersecurity contest for the third year in a row, continuing a record of success in hacking competitions.
The FedRAMP-authorized platform was selected by SecureKey Technologies to provide cloud services for the authentication infrastructure.
Building on the government's Security Content Automation Protocol, a working group is developing a set of international standards for automating the job of assessing and monitoring the security of IT systems.
The latest GAO report on IT security shows "mixed progress" in implementing required security programs, citing inadequate reporting metrics and a focus on regulatory compliance as the culprits.
Hidden Lynx, a sophisticated group of professional hackers located in China, has carried out high-profile attacks on government, IT contractors and other industries at least since 2009, Symantec says.
Unisys has high hopes for government uses of the software tool that controls who sees what on a network.
NIST updated its guidance for deploying a secure Domain Name System in government enterprises to ensure the availability and integrity of critical DNS data.
LynuxWorks' system, called RDS5201, is an appliance capable of detecting low-level, zero-day rootkits in real time.
The NSTIC programs, which received more than $7 million in grants, range from military, civilian and commercial authentication initiatives to one aimed at protecting children’s privacy online.
This week's Biometric Consortium Conference showcases a wide range of hardware and software solutions for personal identification/authentication applications in government.
The agency is advising against using an elliptic curve algorithm adopted in 2006 that has concerned cryptographers from the beginning.