Absent a uniform method, the NIST interagency report investigates credential revocation, focusing on identifying missing requirements, and suggests a model for credential reliability and revocation services that addresses those missing requirements.
Five pilot projects unveiled by the federal government, if successful, should build trust in online commerce, helping to 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.
The revision would require identity cards used by federal employees and contractors to contain an integrated circuit chip for storing electronic information, a personal identification number, a printed photograph and two electronically stored fingerprints.
The banking industry has never seen such a fundamental change as mobile banking. Globally, millions of consumers are already using a wide array of mobile devices to conduct banking - and millions more are expected to go mobile in the coming months.
But with that growth come a whole new set of threats: mobile...
Creating a more trusted Internet ecosystem should help all types of enterprises and leaders implement identity management solutions that extend beyond usernames and passwords, White House Cybersecurity Coordinator Howard Schmidt says.