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Suzette Kent on Federal Government’s Zero-Trust Architecture Implementation

Suzette Kent, federal chief information officer and a 2020 Wash100 Award winner, said federal agencies are making headway when it comes to implementing multifactor authentication, identity management, mobile security and other components of zero-trust architecture, FedScoop reported Tuesday.

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DISA Presents on Mobility at TechNet Augusta Event

Representatives from the Defense Information Systems Agency presented a roadmap on mobility technologies during TechNet Augusta 2019 that took place from Aug 19 to 23. DISA said Wednesday that its Defense Mobility Classified Capability-Secret program is working on mobile devices that would allow for access to classified information.

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Industry Group Urging Gov’t to Launch Efforts in Identity Mgmt Tech

Industry senior leaders recommend government entities promote the use of next-generation identity, credential and access management capabilities instead of traditional password-based authenticators, Fedscoop reported Thursday. Matt Lira, special assistant to the president at the White House Office of American Innovation, told audiences at a Business Roundtable event in Washintgon, D.C. that the government has “a major role to play” in rolling out advanced ICAM technologies to modernize digital identity procedures.

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Jose Arrieta: HHS Eyes Blockchain Tech Partnership With DISA for Identity Verification

Jose Arrieta, chief information officer at the Department of Health and Human Services, said HHS plans to team up with the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) to leverage the HHS Accelerate blockchain procurement system in identity management, Federal News Network reported Thursday. Arrieta said he plans to meet with DISA officials to discuss a pilot project to link the blockchain tool to a user’s mobile phone or wearable device to better track behavioral data for identity verification.

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Anil Cheriyan: GSA Eyes Robotic Process Automation, Identity Management Areas for CoE Program

Anil Cheriyan, director of the General Services Administration’s Technology Transformation Service, said GSA considers forming new core areas related to robotic process automation and identity management as part of the Centers of Excellence program to better facilitate operations, FCW reported Wednesday. "We're building new capabilities with robotics process automation."

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Navy Eyes Network Modernization Through Three Other Transaction Authorities

The U.S. Navy plans to award three other transaction authorities to modernize its ashore networks, Federal News Network reported Tuesday. The service intends to release three problem statements next week to advance the cloud-centric Modern Service Delivery concept to facilitate access to information technology capabilities for mobile and on-premises users.

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DoD Inspector General Issues Summary of Unclassified, Classified Reports on Cybersecurity

The Department of Defense’s office of inspector general has released a summary of 20 unclassified and four classified reports related to cybersecurity and found that the Pentagon continues to encounter challenges in managing cyber vulnerabilities to its network. The Government Accountability Office and the Pentagon’s oversight community issued those reports from July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018, according to OIG’s report published Wednesday.

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