What comes after common access cards?

What comes after common access cards?

The future of authentication could start with mobile devices and apps that track user location and behavior, DISA Director Lt. Gen. Alan Lynn said.

Identity management

Building on the cybersecurity sprint with CDM Phase II

Agencies that focus on a governance-based identity and access management strategy can protect against the full range of identity-centered attacks.

DOD officials push back on civil cyber support

DOD officials push back on civil cyber support critiques

During a recent panel discussion, Pentagon officials pushed back on criticisms that there is lack of clarity on how the Defense Department will respond to domestic cyberattacks.

cybersecurity confidence erodes

Feds' trust in agency cybersecurity erodes

A new survey shows a significant decline over the past two years in federal employees’ trust in their agency’s ability to protect information systems.

milware attacks

NSA's Quade: ‘Milware’ defense requires automated security

Integrating automation into network defenses will become increasingly important as threats become more sophisticated and diverse.

Smart badge features indoor location tracking

Smart badge features indoor location tracking

The mBeaconCard identity card enables wireless tracking and contactless applications, such as access control, payments processing and workforce analytics.

The GCN dig IT Awards: A call for nominations

The GCN dig IT Awards: A call for nominations

Celebrating discovery and innovation in government IT.

textalyzer for field analysis of texting while driving

‘Textalyzer’ may give police evidence of distracted driving

A bill in New York calls for a device that can field-test electronic devices after an accident for proof of their unlawful use while driving.

security plan

18F automates compliance documentation

The Compliance Masonry platform lets users actively interact, update and generate assurance reports for any type of risk management framework.

governments get failing grades in cybersecurity

Government still failing to protect IT systems

A new report finds that government agencies at all levels ranked dead last in cybersecurity against major private industries.

Congressman sees broader role for DHS in state and local cyber efforts

Congressman sees broader role for DHS in state and local cyber efforts

Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas) says a reorganized "cyber infrastructure protection" division could serve as a valuable resource and central point of contact.

cybersecurity

GAO takes IRS to task over security weaknesses

Inconsistent application of agencywide security controls puts taxpayer information at risk, the Government Accountability Office said.


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