Tag Archives: Common Access Card

Army Piloting Authentication Tech for Remote System Access

The U.S. Army plans to deploy an authenticator app that will provide an alternative for personnel seeking to log into systems without a Common Access Card, FedScoop reported Monday. The Army is continuing a pilot program to assess the capacity of the YubiKeys app in an effort to expand system access to users without a physical card or token.

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Army Futures Command to Replace Common Access Card With New Tech

Army Futures Command is working to develop wearable technologies that would facilitate identity authentication for soldiers. AFC seeks to develop small tools for simplified identity-based authorization and access to networks, operating systems, weapon systems and various soldier-used devices, the U.S. Army said Tuesday.

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DLA Planning Deployment of Automated Bots for Routine Work

The Defense Logistics Agency is planning to deploy at least 75 platforms that run on robotic process automation to help personnel in menial tasks by the end of September, Federal News Network reported Friday. John Lockwood, RPA manager for the DLA, said at a recent Carahsoft and UiPath event that the agency has around 20 bots in operation and 30 more in production.

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DoD Issues New Document on IT, Cybersecurity Goals; Terry Halvorsen Comments

The Defense Department has released a nine-page document that details DoD’s plans to update its information technology infrastructure and build up its cybersecurity posture, Signal magazine reported Thursday. Sandra Jontz writes Terry Halvorsen, DoD chief information officer, introduced Thursday the “DoD Information Technology Environment – Way Forward to Tomorrow’s Strategic Landscape” document …

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