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Social Security revises two-factor authentication for user accounts

Starting June 10, owners of My Social Security accounts must use a one-time code -- sent to an email address or cell phone -- to access their accounts.

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DOD believes blockchain can boost 3-D printing at the front

An encrypted and distributed ledger system could help solve intellectual property concerns that complicate efforts to produce parts on the fly.

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Okta identity service gets FedRAMP approval

The identity management platform received FedRAMP moderate authorization.

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DHS officials push digital, biometrics for efficiency

DHS officials expect the Investigative Case Management system to handle immigration enforcement by the end of this year.

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Serving the country without wearing the uniform

A robust education-, training- and experience-based strategy for building a cybersecurity workforce will allow us to defend our critical infrastructures and digital resources.

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Making multifactor authentication a reality

Modern, standards-compliant, multifactor authentication is one of the most effective ways organizations can reduce cyber risk, a new report says.

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AWS expands DOD IL4, authentication services

More than a dozen cloud service applications are now available under DISA Impact Level 4 for the Amazon Web Services GovCloud.

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Keeping the IoT safe

Authentication will become more critical, and difficult, as the internet of things expands, Vint Cerf asserts.


How cloud-based e-signatures smooth workflow

Besides speeding approvals and enhancing security, e-signatures provide visibility into government processes.

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Cyberattacks on governments double

To hackers, government targets may be just as attractive as banks, a new report suggests.

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Can government secure the mobile ecosystem?

Mobile devices pose a special risk to government, in part because commercial carriers aren't subject to the security controls that can be applied to federal networks, a new DHS report says.

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How to implement enterprise-to-cloud security

Placed between cloud service providers and users, cloud access security broker solutions enforce an enterprise’s security policies.

Topic Resources

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