Home / Civilian / OMB Gauges Federal Two-Factor Authentication Performance

OMB Gauges Federal Two-Factor Authentication Performance

cybersecurityThe Office of Management and Budget has released the results of a 30-day governmentwide cybersecurity evaluation meant to assess federal agencies’ two-factor authentication implementation, FCW reported Wednesday.

Zach Noble writes the Energy Department’s score rose to 13 percent from 8 percent in terms of privileged user implementation while unprivileged user implementation dropped 23 percentage points.

The Justice Department’s total implementation declined to 31 percent from 36 percent and the Education Department’s from 71 percent to 57 percent, according to the report.

The Defense Department’s total two-factor authentication levels exceeded the 75 percent target set by Federal Chief Information Officer Tony Scott, Noble reports.

Check Also

NASA, Partner Teams Finish Integrating RS-25 Engines With Space Launch System

NASA, along with teams from Boeing and Aerojet Rocketdyne, completed integration of RS-25 engines with the core stage of the agency’s Space Launch System ahead of the Artemis I mission to the moon.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *