Resilient Networks’s pilot for the National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace is enjoying success. Two west coast Health Information Exchanges are using the system and it’s enable messaging between provider in a safe and secure manner.
02 Apr, 2014March 26 IAB meeting presentations
The March meeting of the influential Government Smart Card Interagency Advisory Board (IAB) was recently held in Washington D.C. FIPS201.com and SecureIDNews.com were on hand to cover the event and have provided, as a service to the IAB and the smart card community, an audio recording of the presentations. Click on the link below to [...]
Credentials could prevent millions in fraud
New Jersey legislators are considering new, high-tech identity documents for Medicaid recipients in the state. The new identity documents could potentially save the state millions of dollars per year as they reduce fraud and waste in the program.
There are many questions when it comes to enabling identity in the enterprise. Paul Madsen from Ping Identity walked listeners through some of the latest standards and trends in the identity and access management market. Madsen talked about identity standards, using mobile devices as credentials and social identities for low-level access to corporate resources.
VoiceVault releases a new voice application for mobile devices; Ping Identity buys contextual-authentication company; Legic upgrades reader chips; Face recognition API from Animetrics; Patient identity partnership using palm vein, FIME NFC Forum approved; Encap partners.
26 Mar, 2014NIST studies authentication events
'Password fatigue' is a growing issue
A study from the National Institute of Standards and Technology shows that password fatigue is at an all-time high. Participants authenticated an average of 23 times a day — just for work — and expressed frustration at that frequency. Users expressed preferences for single sign-on, standardized password policies and password management tools.
25 Mar, 2014Identity in the ‘Internet of Things’
More devices are becoming Internet enabled and this creates the need to properly identify the devices as well as who is accessing them. Identity in the “Internet of Things” is the next big thing as companies and individuals figure out which technologies work best in this emerging market.